Julia Gaffney

Simone Barlaam Blasts 100 Free S9 World Record at Para World Championships

Barlaam crushed his own 100 free S9 world record by .8 to win gold for Italy, helping further establish their dominance on the medal table after day four.

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U.S. Paralympic Swimming Nominates 25 Athletes To World Championship Roster

29-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Long was among the 25 swimmers named to the American roster for the 2022 Para World Championships.

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US Paralympic Swimming Names 2022 National Teams

29-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Long has been named to the US Para Swimming National Team for 2022, clearing the “A Standard” for top funding.

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29-Time Paralympic Medalist Jessica Long Highlights U.S. Para Nationals Entries

Long, the most decorated Para swimmer ever, will race two events while 13 more members of the 2020 U.S. Para swim team are also set to compete in Greensboro.

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Tokyo Paralympics Day 6: Boki Wins 15th Career Gold As 9 World Records Fall

Belarus’ Ihar Boki took the SM13 men’s 200 IM on day six, his 4th gold in Tokyo and 15th career Paralympic title. His swim was among nine World records too.

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Day 5 Finals: 5 More World Records Fall in Busy Session

With many races swum during the day 5 finals session, 5 more World Records were broken in Tokyo, 3 of which fell at the hands of the previous WR holder.

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Long, Meyers Headline US Roster for the 2021 Paralympic Games

The USOPC has announced the thirty four swimmers who will be representing the United States at the 2021 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

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National, International Para-Swimmers Compete At The Jimi Flowers Classic

National and international para-swimmers competed last weekend at the 10th annual Jimi Flowers Classic Paralympic swim meet.

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Gaffney Among USOC’s Team USA Best of April Awards Finalists

The United States Olympic Committee today announced finalists for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of April, which recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes from last month.

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Julia Gaffney Takes Down S7 100 Back World Record in Indy

Gaffney broke Shelby Newkirk’s days-old record.

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US Paralympics Names 48 Swimmers to 2019 National Team

23-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Long headlines the 2019 roster.

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Para Classification Chaos: New System Only Renews Past Woes

With the new classification system in place, para athletes have begun the reclassification process – but the sport seems plagued with as much disarray as ever.

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US Para-Swimmers Michelle Konkoly, Julia Gaffney Reclassified

Konkoly and Gaffney were both reclassified at the World Para Swimming World Series stop in Indianapolis.

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Becca Meyers and Jessica Long Golden on Day 4 of Para Worlds

The United States cleaned up on day four the 2017 Para Swimming World Championships.

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Ponce and Jiao Down World Records on Day 2 of Para Worlds

Antoni Ponce and Cheng Jiao each set a World Record on day 2 of Para Worlds, while Jessica Long also showed strong.

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