Robert Griswold

US Paralympic Swimming Names 2022 National Teams

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.

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Elizabeth Marks Scares American Record at U.S. Para Nationals Day 3

Five-time Paralympic medalist and two-time Paralympian Elizabeth Marks won gold in the 100 free with a time 1.2 seconds off the S6 American record.

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Robert Griswold Earns Two Golds on Day 1 of 2021 U.S. Para Nationals

Two-time U.S. Paralympian Robert Griswold came within .13 of his own men’s S8 50 fly world record from 2019 to win the event in Greensboro.

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29-Time Paralympic Medalist Jessica Long Highlights U.S. Para Nationals Entries

Long, the most decorated Para swimmer ever, will race two events while 13 more members of the 2020 U.S. Para swim team are also set to compete in Greensboro.

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Long Earns Paralympic Medal #29, Salei Wins 3rd Title for AZE (Day 10 Finals)

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.

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Griswold Sets Americas Record, 3 World & 4 Paralympic Marks Fall (Day 10 Heats)

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.

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USA’s Robert Griswold Wins S8 100 BK Paralympic Title in World Record Fashion

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.

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Pelendritou & Guizhi Hit First Sub-30 S11 Women’s 50 Free Times in History

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.

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2020 Tokyo Paralympic Swimming Previews: 5 American Men to Watch

2016 bronze medalist Robert Griswold (above) is entering the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics as the defending world champion in the S8 100 back and SM8 200 IM.

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Cal Commit Gabriel Jett Wins 5th Event at Santa Clarita Futures (2:02.88 IM)

Gabriel Jett of Clovis took his 5th title of the meet by winning the 200 IM at 2:02.88, ranking No. 6 in the 17-18 age group this season and No. 55 all-time.

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Han Blasts 4:16 400 Meter Free in Roseville, #47 All-Time in 13-14 Age Group

Recently aged-up Kayla Han’s previous lifetime best time of 4:17 set the 11-12 National Age Group record in May. Now she is already #47 in the 13-14 age group

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Long, Meyers Headline US Roster for the 2021 Paralympic Games

The USOPC has announced the thirty four swimmers who will be representing the United States at the 2021 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

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Jessica Long Wins Twice, Pergolini Sets World Record at Paralympic Trials Day 1

The first day of the Paralympic Trials saw multiple international medalists take to the pool for the competition being held at the University of Minnesota.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Training at the Olympic Training Center During Quarantine

We spoke with para national teamers Robert Griswold and David Gelfand about how they’re handling this quarantine period at the Olympic Training Center

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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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