Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Lee Swims to Global Glory; Gold Fin Champion Returns from Italy Games with Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Lee Swims to Global Glory; Gold Fin Champion Returns from Italy Games with Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals

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Craig

Warhurst

SPORT WRITER

sport@gympietimes.com

SWIMMING: David Lee has come home triumphant from Liguria in Italy with a gold, silver and bronze medals in his bag.

The disabled swimmer was part of the Australian swim team at the Global Games.

He swam in the S14 category at the games.

Lee said he didn't swim any personal best times but he was happy with his performance overall.

aYeah, my swims weren't great,a Lee said.

aI was just off my personal best.a

Lee swam in five individual events, finishing fourth in the 200m backstroke, 12th in the 200m freestyle, 13th in the 100m freestyle, eighth in the 50m backstroke and 14th in the 100m backstroke.

Lee won his medals in the relay events with fellow Australian swimmers.

He and his team won gold in the 4x50m freestyle relay, silver in the 4x100m freestyle relay and bronze in the 4x200m relay. …

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