Casas is now tied with Nick Thoman as the 18th fastest performer and 6th fastest U.S. performer of all-time in the 100 back.
For Cronk, the medal in the relay marked her 12th Gold of these Deaflympics, setting a new single Games record for the Deaflympics.
American Matthew Klotz scared his own Deaf World Record in the men’s 50 backstroke on Day 7 of the 2022 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.
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 was on fire on day 3, winning 2 Gold medals.
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.
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.
Christian Booth, a senior at Calvary Baptist Academy in Shreveport, has committed to LSU as a member of the class of 2021.
Two individual wins apiece from Jack Dubois and Leonardo Garcia Varela helped lead the Mizzou men to a 167-133 victory over LSU on the road.
Auburn senior Santiago Grassi currently has the top 50 free in the NCAA so far in the season after going 19.86 at the Auburn-LSU dual meet this weekend.
Aussie Elijah Winnington will contest in the 400 free prelims while 200 breast champ Reece Whitley and WUGs champ Ian Finnerty will meet in the 100 breast.
Matthew Klotz has 3 World Record-breaking swims this weekend at the LSU State meet.