LA MIRADA, California, February 20. YESTERDAY at the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships in La Mirada, California Lutheran's Cortney Jordan took down the American record in the S7 division in the 200-yard backstroke event.
Jordan clocked a 2:39.88 in preliminaries of the event. That swim set an American record in the S7 division. Jordan also just missed her record in the 200 fly with a time of 2:46.69, falling about a second off her current record.
Cortney Jordan talks about record at SCIACs
Jordan earned two silvers and a bronze at the 2012 London Paralympics, and also won gold, two silvers and a bronze at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics.
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