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SON OF FORMER IFPTE PRESIDENT WINS 2 GOLDS AND A SILVER IN THE 2012 OLYMPICS

 

Nathan Adrian, 23, of Bremerton, Wash., took home his first individual gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle swim in the London Olympic Games last week, winning by a "fingertip," beating Australian favorite James "The Missile" Magnussen. 
 
The Seattle Times reported:
 
The margin of victory—one-hundredth of a second—was the tightest at the London Olympics.
Perhaps the swimmer's work ethic can be traced to his upbringing in a union family. Adrian's father, Jim, is a retired nuclear engineer for the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and former president of the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE) Local 12. His mother, Cecilia, is a nurse in the Bremerton school district. 
 
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