New Jersey native Cullen Jones will be taking home another medal after his swim in the 50-meter freestyle final Friday.
PHOTOS: Cullen Jones Wins Silver
Jones, who was born in the Bronx, placed second in the race with a time of 21.54 seconds, just behind France's Florent Manudou, who finished in 21.34.
Jones tied with Brazil's Cesar Cielo for first place in the semifinal the night before. The 50-meter freestyle is Jones' signature swim.
He already has a silver medal under his belt from the July 29 4x100-meter freestyle swim.
He told NBC 4 New York in London he was slightly disappointed because he's a perfectionist and he "daydreams in gold."
"I'm doing all right," he conceded with a smile. "Two silvers, and possibly another gold. We'll see how the relay goes."
But the silver he scored Friday is surely making his hometown proud, as Irvington continues rallying behind Jones as they watch his events from New Jersey. He works with the USA Swimming Foundation's Make a Splash program, dedicated to helping minorities learn how to swim.
"He's an inspiration to teaching swimming lessons and swimming safety, and so we thought that since he's swimming three events in the London Olympics, he needs a good cheer from Irvington," said John Sowa of the Cullen Jones Aquatic Center.
PHOTOS: Cullen Jones
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