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Allison Schmitt of Canton Wins Bronze in 400-Meter Freestyle Relay

2008 Canton High grad earns bronze as relay team sets U.S. record on Day 1 of Summer Olympics in London.

Allison Schmidt kicked off the first day of Olympic competition Saturday by earning bronze.

The 22-year-old 2008 graduate was part of the women's 400-meter freestyle relay, along with Missy Franklin, Jessica Hardy and Lia Neal, the Detroit Free Press reported. The team's total time of 3:34.24 set a U.S. record in the event, the Free Press reported.

Schmitt will swim this morning in the prelims of the 400 freestyle.

For more, check the Detroit Free Press.

To keep tabs on Allison Schmitt's Olympic schedule, check NBC Sports' Olympics website, and check back with Plymouth-Canton Patch.

Sandra Daniels July 29, 2012 at 07:59 PM
Congratulations Allison on winning your bronze metal in the 400-meter freestyle relay. I hope you will be able to tour some of England after the Olympics. It is a beautiful country. http://sandrad.myshaklee.com/us/en/about_sports_nutrition.html

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