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Digest: McKenzie Coan wins Rio gold; silver for training partner Cortney Jordan

Digest: McKenzie Coan wins Rio gold; silver for training partner Cortney Jordan

Loyola Maryland student McKenzie Coan won her second gold medal of the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics with a victory Wednesday in the women's S7 400-meter freestyle over training partner Cortney Jordan, a fourth-grade teacher at Bollman Bridge in Howard County and a former graduate student at Loyola.

Coan touched the wall in 5 minutes, 5.77 seconds; Jordan finished in 5:18.20.

"To be able to go one-two with Cortney, I am really emotional. She is my hero. This is the greatest moment of my career," Coan said.

Added Jordan: "We've been doing this for four years. I moved to Baltimore, Maryland,...

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