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Para-Swimmers Griswold, Smith Named Finalists for USOPC Best of September

Robert Griswold and Leanne Smith are finalists for the Team USA Best of September awards, which recognize outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes.

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Italy Concludes 2019 Para World Championships Atop Medal Table

Italian Simone Barlaam won his fourth gold medal in four attempts this week Sunday, setting a world record in the men’s S9 50 free.

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Award Winners Announced for 2019 WPS World Series

Awards were given out for best female and male, best female and male with high support needs, best female and male junior, and best team.

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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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US Paralympics Names 48 Swimmers to 2019 National Team

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

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Becca Meyers Shatters Own S12 100 Fly AR on Final Day of Para Pan Pacs

Meyers took almost seven tenths off her previous American Record, going 1:04.22.

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Rivard and Meyers Repeat Gold Medalists at Para Pan Pacs Day 2

All a day removed from breaking world records in the 400 free, Aurélie Rivard, Becca Meyers, and Lakeisha Patterson won their respective 100 free races.

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8 American Records Fall At Cincinnati Para-Swimming Open

The Cincinnati Para-Swimming Open saw an onslaught against the national record books, with 8 American records and 5 Pan-American records falling over just two days of racing.

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USOC Announces Best of April Finalists for Team USA Awards

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 the last month. Para swimmers Robert Griswold and Leanne Smith are among those up for the award.

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McKenzie Coan AR Highlights Para Swimming World Series in Indianapolis

Coan set a new 400 free American record Thursday night, setting the tone for three days of fast swimming in Indianapolis.

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Pickrem’s 2:24 200 Breast Highlights Day 1 of Canadian Nationals

With much of the Canadian national team away at the Commonwealth Games, Canada is hosting its domestic national championship meet in Montreal this week, highlighted by a dominating 200 breast win on day 1 from Sydney Pickrem.

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Paralympic Champions Elliott, Thomas Kane Reclassified in Indy

Maddison Elliott (above) has been classified as an S9 after her early-week review, and could be moved to that new group pending the outcome of her race observation on Friday.

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2 Canadian and 1 American Record Go Down at opening Night of Can-Ams

2017 Can-Am Para-Swimming Championships March 31-April 2, 2017 Selection Meet for 2017 World Championships (along with Rio 2016 Olympics) 50m…

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Para Pan Pacs: Day 1 Prelims Preview

The Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships are getting started this morning at the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center in Pasadena, California….

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