Deaf Swimming

Former LSU Tiger Matt Klotz Finishes As Runner-Up of Big Brother 25

After 100 days in the Big Brother house, deaf world record holder Matt Klotz finished as the runner-up on the 25th edition of the American reality show.


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Big Brother 25 Update: Deaf WR Holder Matt Klotz Catapults into Final Four

Matthew Klotz won the season’s Head of Household competition after Thursday night’s Double Eviction, securing his spot in the final four.


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Katie Grimes, Brennan Gravley Win 2022 U.S. Open Water Swimmer of the Year Awards

USA Swimming announced Katie Grimes and Brennan Gravley as the Open Water Swimmers of the Year winners at the Annual Business Meeting.


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Michigan HS State Finalist and Deaflympian Brooke Thompson Commits to Rutgers

Thompson, a member of the USA Deaflympics roster in 2022, will be arriving at Rutgers in time for the 2023-2024 season.

Olympic roundup: Deaflympics owes debts; gold medal stolen

The organizing committee of the Summer Deaflympics, which concluded May 15 in Caxias do Sul, Brazil, is apparently out of money and unable to pay vendors.

Cronk Wins Two More Gold Medals, Sets Record on Final Day of Deaflympics

For Cronk, the medal in the relay marked her 12th Gold of these Deaflympics, setting a new single Games record for the Deaflympics.

Matthew Klotz Nears Deaf World Record in 50 Back on Day 7 of Deaflympics

American Matthew Klotz scared his own Deaf World Record in the men’s 50 backstroke on Day 7 of the 2022 Deaflympics.

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Carli Cronk Adds Two More Gold Medals on Day 6 of Deaflympics

American Carli Cronk added another pair of Gold medals to her haul, winning the women’s 400 IM as well as the women’s 4×100 medley relay.

American Matthew Klotz Wins a Pair of Gold Medal on Day 5 of Deaflympics

The 5th day of the 2022 Deaflympics featured finals of the men’s 1500 free, men’s 100 back, women’s 50 back, men’s 200 IM, and the mixed 4×100 free relay.

Ukraine, U.S. Continue Thriving on Day 4 of 2022 Deaflympics

The 4th day of the 2022 Deaflympics featured finals of the men’s 100 breast, women’s 200 fly, men’s 100 fly, women’ 50 free, and women’s 4×200 free relay. 

American Carli Cronk Wins Women’s 1500 & 200 Free Gold on Day 3 of Deaflympics

American Carli Cronk was on fire on day 3, winning 2 Gold medals.

Ukraine Shines on Day 2 of Deaflympics, Kremliakov Bests Klotz in 200 Back

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Ukrainian athletes have largely fled to other countries in Europe which have opened their arms to accept them.

USA Wins 4 Medals on Opening Day of 2022 Deaflympics Swimming

The first day of the swimming portion, which runs from May 2 to 9, featured finals of the men’s 400 free, women’s 100 back, men’s 50 fly, and women’s 200 IM.

USADS Announces 2022 Deaflympics Roster

The USA Deaf Sports Federation recently announced the roster for the 2022 Deaflympics, which will take place from May 1- May 15 in Caxias Do Sul, Brazil.

USA Deaf Swimming Announces Head Coach For The 24th World Summer Deaflympics

Taylor is currently the head swimming coach at Misericordia University in Dallas, PA.