Robert Griswold

16 YO Lillian Struempf Wins 2 Events on Night 3 of Roseville Sectionals

Struempf won the women’s 400 free, finished second in the 100 fly, and anchored Orinda Aquatics’ winning women’s 800 free relay all in one night.

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2022 World Para Swimming Championships: Overall Summary

Italy topped the medal table for the second straight World Para Swimming Championships. Italy’s Simone Barlaam(above) can be seen celebrating his world record

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Simone Barlaam Blasts 100 Free S9 World Record at Para World Championships

Barlaam crushed his own 100 free S9 world record by .8 to win gold for Italy, helping further establish their dominance on the medal table after day four.

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US Breaks 4×50 Mixed Medley Relay World Record on Day Three of Para Worlds

USA’s team of Ellie Marks, Leanne Smith, Abbas Karimi, and Rudy Garcia-Tolson (above) shaved .10 off China’s World record in the 4×50 mixed medley relay.

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Two More World Records Broken on Day 2 of Para Worlds as Italy Extends Medals Lead

Two more world records were taken down Monday as Italy widened its medals lead on Day 2 of the Para World Swimming Championships in Madeira, Portugal.

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U.S. Paralympic Swimming Nominates 25 Athletes To World Championship Roster

29-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Long was among the 25 swimmers named to the American roster for the 2022 Para World Championships.

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Leanne Smith Breaks Her 3rd World Record on Final Day of Para World Series

Leanne Smith won her 5th gold medal and broke her 3rd World Record in 3 days of racing this weekend in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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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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