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.
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.
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.
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.
In this week’s installment, we have a couple of first forays under two minutes (in the 200 back and 200 fly, respectively) along with a U.S. deaf record.
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.
17-year old Collin Davis has cleared his best time, and the US Deaf Swimming Record, in the 500 yard freestyle in North Carolina.
The USADS National Team came back strong on Day 5 of World Deaf Championships with some record-setting swims and three medals.
The USADS National Team just missed the medal podium on Day 4 of the 2019 World Deaf Swimming Championships but made progress on personal best times.
Emily Massengale (1500m), Molly Likins (50 breast) and Carli Cronk (200 fly) each won silver medals, while Likin set an American Deaf Record on WDSC Day 3.
Collin Davis smashed the American Deaf Record in the 800 free, while Emily Massengale earned a silver medal in the 200 back at the World Deaf Championships.
Molly Likins smashed the 200 breaststroke American Deaf Record in the 200 breast, while Emily Massengale earned the bronze medal in the 400 freestyle.
USA Deaf Swimming is pleased to announce the selection of athletes for the 2019 World Deaf Swimming Championships, set to be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 25-31, 2019.