After picking up golds in the S14 100 free and mixed 4×100 free relay, Brit Reece Dunn took down the 200 IM World record en route his third title in Tokyo.
Two swimmers broke their respective class Paralympic records by competing with a higher class’ heats. A continental record also fell on day 7 prelims.
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.
Giulia Terzi conquista la medaglia d’argento alle Paralimpiadi di Tokyo 2020 nei 400 metri stile libero femminili S7 in 5:06.32
USA’s Jessica Long has earned 23 Paralympic medals over the past 4 Paralympic Games and will defend her title in the SM8 200 IM from 2008, 2012 and 2016
The USOPC has announced the thirty four swimmers who will be representing the United States at the 2021 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
The 2021 US Paralympic Trials will take place this week at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center from Thursday, June 17 to Saturday, June 19.
The two took us through competing at their first meet since the pandemic and what competition and Paralympic qualification will look like moving forward.
McKenzie Coan (above) won 3 gold medals at the 2016 Paralympic Games and 5 total medals at the 2019 IPC World Championships.
“That was for the little girl in the little purple wheelchair at swim meets,” Coan said. “So I thought of her, and I did that for her.”
Four Olympic and World Champion swimmers — Michael Chadwick, Jacob Pebley, Lia Neal & McKenzie Coan — signed a formal team sponsorship deal with LendingTree.
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Mexico’s Diego Lopez Diaz took down the S3 50 fly world record in prelims on the final day of action in Indianapolis.
Under longtime head coach Brian Loeffler, the Greyhounds swim team has had a worldwide impact far beyond what one might typically expect from a mid-major team.
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23-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Long headlines the 2019 roster.
Meyers took almost seven tenths off her previous American Record, going 1:04.22.