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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The USOPC has announced the thirty four swimmers who will be representing the United States at the 2021 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
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.
We spoke with para national teamers Robert Griswold and David Gelfand about how they’re handling this quarantine period at the Olympic Training Center
Robert Griswold and Leanne Smith are finalists for the Team USA Best of September awards, which recognize outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes.