Aspie-Paralympics

Jessica-Jane Applegate

“It was my last race so I knew it didn’t matter if I collapsed at the bottom of
the pool, it’s fine” Jessica-Jane Applegate

Jessica-Jane Applegate, a 16-year-old with Asperger’s, wins 200m swimming gold at Paralympics. Britain’s Jessica-Jane Applegate set a Paralympic record to win gold in the women’s S14 200m freestyle final. The 16-year-old, who has Asperger’s syndrome, clocked two minutes 12.63 seconds to beat Australia‘s Taylor Corry by 0.55 secs. …

Applegate, who qualified fastest after breaking her own British record in the morning session, was third with 50m to go before a storming final length. Read more: http://ow.ly/dq0BZ
Applegate wins 200m swimming gold

http://www.bbc.co.uk

Britain’s Jessica-Jane Applegate sets a Paralympic record to win gold in the women’s S14 200m freestyle final at the Aquatics Centre.
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Jessica-Jane Applegate launches her gold-medal celebrations

Jessica-Jane Applegate snatched a dramatic victory in the Aquatics Centre last night.

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