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.
Konkoly and Gaffney were both reclassified at the World Para Swimming World Series stop in Indianapolis.
Coan set a new 400 free American record Thursday night, setting the tone for three days of fast swimming in Indianapolis.
Lakeisha Patterson of Australia won two more events on day 3 in Indianapolis to give her five total for the competition.
Several Paralympians and national champions highlighted the 2016 Can Am Open, including Elizabeth Marks, a 100 breast gold medalist in Rio.
First-time Paralympian Michelle Konkoly and fourth-time Paralympian Rudy Garcia-Tolson have been named as the captains of the 2016 U.S. Paralympic swim team….
U.S. PARALYMPIC TEAM TRIALS June 30- July 2, 2016 Preliminary Start 9:00am, Finals Start 5:00pm (Eastern Time) Mecklenburg County Aquatic…
Zachary Shattuck (SM6 200m IM) and Michelle Konkoly (S9 100m freestyle) each lowered their own American Records at the Saturday morning prelims of the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Trials in Charlotte.
Michelle Konkoly is now the fastest S9 50 free in history after her stunning preliminary 28.37 at 2016 Paralympic Trials in Charlotte.
Tucker Dupree and Michelle Konkoly set 3 new American Records this past weekend at the ECAC Championships, held at the US Naval Academy.
Matt Zimmer, Dolfin VP: “At Dolfin, we’re fans of swimming… When athletes like Melanie, Frank, and Bobby contact us because they know what we stand for, and know we’ll stand and cheer for them, it’s a great fit all around.”
“Coach Jamie Holder has been an excellent coach for the university. In his tenure here, only 5 years, swimmers have broken every single record on the Georgetown record board.”
Jessica Long of the United States won two more gold medals on the final day of Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships: the 100 free S8 and 100 breast SB7.
Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! oy! oy! oy! The Australian Para Pan Pacs team finished second to the US in overall medal count but produced the most golds of any of the teams competing in Pasadena.