After several rounds of IVF, US Paralympic Champion Mallory Weggemann has announced her pregnancy alongside husband Jay Snyder.
In addition to Katie Ledecky’s two awards, swimmers Caeleb Dressel, Jessica Long, and Brad Snyder also took home honors at the 2022 ESPY Awards.
Ten-time Olympic medalist Katie Ledecky (pictured) has been nominated for both the Best Women’s Athlete and Best Women’s Olympian awards.
Mallory Weggemann will sit out next June’s 2022 World Para Swimming Championships following a challenging month in her infertility journey.
29-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Long was among the 25 swimmers named to the American roster for the 2022 Para World Championships.
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.
Raman Salei won his 3rd gold medal for Azerbaijan, bringing their medal count to 4 golds total. Meanwhile, Jessica Long is now a 29-time Paralympic medalist.
Among the record-breakers during the last prelims session in Tokyo was USA’s Robert Griswold, who set an Americas continental record to lead heats.
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.
American Robert Griswold upgraded his 2016 bronze to 2020 gold in the S8 men’s 100 back here in Tokyo en route a new class World record.
CYP’s Pelendritou and CHN’s Guizhi became the first S11 females to break 30 seconds in the 50 free during the third prelims session of the Tokyo Paralympics.
Paralympic swimmers Evan Austin and Leanne Smith have been nominated for the 2021 ESPY Awards in the “Best Athlete with a Disability” category.
The USOPC has announced the thirty four swimmers who will be representing the United States at the 2021 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Paralympic Gold-Medalist and 15-Time World Champion Mallory Weggemann uses her story to help others to meet their challenges.