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Digest: Rio gold 'relief' for Jessica Long; Tatyana McFadden wins again

Digest: Rio gold 'relief' for Jessica Long; Tatyana McFadden wins again

It took six medals in Rio de Janeiro, but Baltimore Paralympic star Jessica Long captured gold Saturday in the women's SM8 200-meter individual medley to boost her career gold total to 13 and medal total to 23. Long won the race in 2 minutes, 40.23 seconds.

"Instant relief. It's been the longest 10 days. It's the last race and I finished with a gold," Long said. "There's been no pressure; it's just I wanted to leave with a gold."

Earlier in the games, she earned silver in the 100 breaststroke, 400 freestyle and 4x100 relay, and bronze in the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke. She is the second-most-decorated Paralympian in U.S....

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