Eagan Paralympian Mallory Weggemann returns home with medals in tow | KSTP.com

Eagan Paralympian Mallory Weggemann returns home with medals in tow

Kyle Brown
Updated: September 04, 2021 11:44 PM
Created: September 04, 2021 09:21 PM

Chants of "U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!" greeted Mallory Weggemann as she rolled into the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport baggage claim Saturday night.

The 32-year-old swimmer from Eagan proudly displayed the hardware she won at the Tokyo Paralympic Games: two gold medals and one silver.

Weggemann finished first in the 200-meter individual medley and the 100-meter backstroke and came in second in the 50-meter butterfly in Tokyo. Her finish in the 100-meter backstroke set a Paralympic record.

She had previously competed in the Paralympics in 2012 and 2016 and won gold in the 50-meter freestyle and bronze in the 34-point 4x100-meter medley back in the 2012 London Games.


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