Bronxville Native Conaton Wins State Swimming Gold

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Bronxville native Patrick Conaton took home three gold medals from the New York State Swimming Championships on Saturday, March 1.
Bronxville native Patrick Conaton took home three gold medals from the New York State Swimming Championships on Saturday, March 1. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- Bronxville native Patrick Conaton secured a gold medal in the 100-yard backstroke and was a member for two relay teams that won gold as well at the state swimming championships on Saturday, March 1, according to LoHud.com. 

Conaton's performance in the backstroke was one for the record books. After setting the Federation mark during preliminaries on Friday, Feb. 28 with a time of 48.57 seconds, the Fordham Prep star bested his own time in the finals with a time of 48.43 seconds, LoHud.com reported. 

New Rochelle's David Stewart was the strongest performer from Section 1, with a second place finish in the 100 -yard butterfly. He also placed sixth in the 200-yard freestyle, LoHud.com said. 

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