2021 USA PARALYMPIC SWIMMING TRIALS
- Thursday, June 17 – Saturday, June 19, 2021
- Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center
- Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Long Course Meters (50M)
- Meet Site
- Psych Sheets
- Pool Diagram
- Day 1 Livestream
- Results on Meet Mobile: “2021 Paralympic Swim Trials”
17-year-old Gia Pergolini of Dynamo Swim Club broke the women’s S13 100 meter backstroke World Record in the first prelims sessions of the 2021 U.S. Paralympic Trials on Thursday. She finished with a time of 1:05.31, taking .20 off her entry time.
The previous World Record was set by Italy’s Carlotta Gilli in May at 1:05.56.
Pergolini simultaneously set the American Record as well. She won silver in this event at the Para World Championships in 2017 and 2019.
She was the only swimmer to break a World Record this morning, but finals start at 5pm U.S. Central Time and they will feature the Women’s 100 breast multiclass, men’s 100 breast multiclass, women’s 50 breast multiclass, women’s 100 back multiclass, men’s 100 back multiclass, women’s 50 fly multiclass and men’s 50 fly multiclass finals.