Paralympic Trials

U.S. Paralympics Confirms 3 Major Meet Dates for 2020;

McKenzie Coan (above) won 3 gold medals at the 2016 Paralympic Games and 5 total medals at the 2019 IPC World Championships.

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Japan Cancels Paralympic Swimming Trials Meet Due To Coronavirus

Due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Japanese Para Swimming Federation has just cancelled the Para Olympic Swimming Trials.


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Minneapolis Selected as Site for 2020 U.S. Paralympic Swimming Team Trials

For the second time in history, cycling, swimming and track and field will hold a combined Paralympic Trials event as Minneapolis plays host in June 2020.

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18 Swimmers Named To Canada’s Para World Championship Team

Aurelie Rivard headlines Canada’s roster for the Para World Championships.

Shelby Newkirk Breaks S7 100 BK World Record Twice At Canadian Trials

Shelby Newkirk lowered her own S7 100 back world record twice at the Canadian Swimming Trials.

Roster Swapout on U.S. Paralympic Team After Selection Error

Lindsay Grogan (above) has been added to the U.S. Paralympic Swim Team roster for the Rio Paralympics and Haley Barenbaum dropped from the team as a result of an error in the original selection process.

“Spirit in Motion”– Rookie Thoughts from 2016 U.S. Paralympic Trials

An explanation of the controversy regarding Olympic Ring tattoos was one of several mysteries that had to be explained to the Screaming Viking during his rookie experience covering the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Trials in Charlotte.

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2016 U.S. Paralympic Trials Day Three Prelims

Zachary Shattuck (SM6 200m IM) and Michelle Konkoly (S9 100m freestyle) each lowered their own American Records at the Saturday morning prelims of the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Trials in Charlotte.

Michelle Konkoly Re-Breaks This Morning’s S9 50 Free World Record

Tonight’s finals session of day three of the U.S. Paralympic Trials ended with 3 new American records and one new World Record.

U.S. Paralympic Trials Day 2: Prelims Recap

Michelle Konkoly broke the World Record in the women’s 50 M freestyle at the preliminary session of Day 2 of the U.S. Paralympic Trials

Paralympic Trials Day 1 Finals Recap

2012 London Paralympian Colleen Young broke both the American and Pan American record in the 100 breastroke.

Four Records Down at 2016 U.S. Paralympic Trials Day One Prelims

Thursday prelims at the 2016 US Paralympic Trials showcased four American Records in the first session considered for Rio selection.

2016 U.S. Paralympic Trials Preview

The 2016 U.S. Paralympic Trials begin this Thursday in Charlotte, North Carolina.

2016 USA Paralympic Trials Psych Sheet Released

The psych sheet has been released for the USA Paralympic Trials, and star Jessica Long is entered in 7 events.

Call For Charlotte Volunteers For 2016 Paralympic Swimming Trials

31 spots will be available in June at the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Trials. Among the contenders are 12-time Paralmpic champion Jessica Long (above).