Deaf Swimming

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.

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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.

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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.

More Deaf Swimming

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.

Matthew Klotz Re-Breaks Deaf Swimming World Record in 50 Back

Matthew Klotz, a former LSU swimmer, swam 2 events at this week’s US Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha and also broke a World Record in a time trial.

Collin Davis Breaks USA Deaf Swimming Record in 500 Yard Free

Collin Davis, who represented the US at the 2019 World Deaf Swimming Championships, has broken his own US Deaf Swimming Record in the 500 free.

Collin Davis Breaks US Deaf Swimming Record in 500 Free

17-year old Collin Davis has cleared his best time, and the US Deaf Swimming Record, in the 500 yard freestyle in North Carolina.

USA Earns 3 Medals, Sets 2 Deaf American Records on World Championships Day 5

The USADS National Team came back strong on Day 5 of World Deaf Championships with some record-setting swims and three medals.