After narrowly missing the medals three times, Shepherd stood atop the podium in the women’s 200-meter IM SM8 on the penultimate day in Santiago.
Leading the medal performances on Day 5 was Fernando Lu from the Langley Olympians Swim Club who captured bronze in the men’s 100-m butterfly (S10).
Team USA collected 10 medals – bringing their total to 34 so far – and broke three records on Wednesday at the Parapan Am Games in Santiago.
It was Rankine’s turn to have his moment on the podium and celebrate his first major international medal with silver on Day 4 in Santiago.
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Gioffreda soaked in the moment as she won her first international title in the women’s 200 IM SM6 on Monday in Santiago, Chile.
Tyson MacDonald and Emma Grace Van Dyk earned a bronze medal each Sunday and Jordan Tucker added another Monday to bring Canada’s medal total to six in Chile.
Cali Prochaska and Taylor Winnett won Team USA’s first swimming golds to close out the second day of competition at the Parapan American Games in Santiago.
Stevens broke the Parapan American Games record and won Canada’s first gold medal in 100-m backstroke (S6), clocking 1:30.41.
SwimSwam obtained a heavily redacted 70-page CSPD police report via an open records request earlier this month that shed new light on last year’s scandal.
Six-time Paralympic medalist McKenzie Coan headlines the roster after qualifying for the 2023 World Championships but missing out due to medical reasons.
The Santiago 2023 Parapan Am Games will take place November 17-26, 2023 in Santiago, Chile. Canada is expecting to send a team of approximately 140 athletes.
Tomas Rodriguez (above) knocked 17 seconds off his own American Para-Swimming Record, while Erika Braun Broke 3 American Masters Records.
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