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ATHLETE: Brad Snyder CATEGORY: Aquatics SUBCATEGORY: Paralympic Swimming DESKTOP_ID: 5021841342001 MOBILE_ID: 5021706430001

July 25, 2014

Snyder, who won two gold and one silver medal at the London Paralympics, lost his eyesight from an IED explosion while serving in the Navy in Afghanistan. Since London, he won three gold medals at the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (50m free, 100m free, 400m free). He is also the current world record holder for the 100m freestyle among fully blind swimmers. 

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