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Ga. Paralympian wins gold and bronze medals

6:22 AM, Sep 5, 2012   |    comments
  • Lantz Lamback of the United States (center) competes in the Men's 50m Freestyle - S7 final on day 6 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games on September 4, 2012 in London. (Clive Rose/Getty Images)
  • Lantz Lamback poses with his bronze medal following the medal ceremony for the Men's 100m Freestyle - S7 final. (Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
    
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LONDON -- A Paralympic swimmer from Augusta has won Georgia's first medals of the 2012 Games.

Lantz Lamback, 26, took home the bronze in the 100m freestyle on Monday. On Tuesday, Lamback picked up a gold medal for winning the 50m freestyle with a Paralympic record time of 27.84 seconds.

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Lamback, who has cerebral palsy, won gold in the 100m backstroke at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics.

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