Ansonia-native Matthew Torres wins bronze in Paralympics in Tokyo

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ANSONIA, Conn. (WTNH) — A big congratulations today to Matthew Torres of Ansonia. The 20-year-old won bronze in the men’s 400-meter freestyle at the Paralympics in Tokyo.

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Torres is a sophomore at Fairfield University and a member of the swim team. He is the second person with ties to Fairfield University to medal at the games.

2020 graduate Colleen Young won silver in the 200 IM.

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