Winnetka native Conor Dwyer returned home Monday with a gold medal around his neck. While he’s excited to have helped Michael Phelps win the most medals in Olympic history, Dwyer’s also ready to relax.
“I definitely need to recharge the batteries a little bit,” Dwyer told Winnetka Talk.
The 23-year-old won a gold medal as a member of the 800-meter freestyle relay team, swimming with Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens in London on July 31. The Loyola Academy alum placed fifth in the 400-meter freestyle on July 28.
Dwyer told ABCNews.com that it was great to be swimming in an era with some of the greatest athletes of all time. Watch the video on the right to hear the interview
For the full story of Dwyer’s return, visit Winnetka.Suntimes.com.
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