Dec. 14, 2012
ISTANBUL, Turkey - California alumna Lauren Boyle celebrated her 25th birthday by winning a bronze medal in the 400-meter freestyle on Friday at the FINA World Championships taking place at the Sinan Erdem Arena. One day earlier, the two-time New Zealand Olympian won the 800 freestyle at the short-course meet.
Boyle, who swam at Cal from 2007-10, clocked a time of 4:01.24 in the 400-free final to become the first New Zealand swimmer to win two medals at one Short-Course World Championships.
She next swims in the 200 free on Sunday, the final day of the meet.
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