Julia Lane set the world of para swimming alight with her display at this year’s World Down Syndrome Swimming Championships.
Of the seven medals won by Canadian swimmers, the Windsor athlete won six.
She captured gold in the 50-metre and 100-metre butterfly events, silver in the 50-metre freestyle and bronze in the 100-metre, 200-metre and 800-metre freestyle events. And she was the only female Canadian swimmer to make the podium.
“I am proud of my times and how I represented Canada,” she said.
Lane is also proud of representing Windsor on the international stage.
“This is my home,” she said. “I joined a swimming club
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