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Canadian swimmer Huot wins gold at Paralympic Games

The Canadian Press

8/30/2012 3:28:48 PM

LONDON -- Canada's first medal of the Paralympic Games is gold.

Montreal swimmer Benoit Huot won the men's 200-metre individual medley.

He also broke his own world record with a time of two minutes 10.01 seconds.

It's Huot's ninth career gold medal in Paralympic swimming but first since 2004.

The 28-year-old won four bronze medals in Beijing four years ago.