Australia will have 19 members of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics roster on their squad for the 2022 World Championships in Portugal.
Thomas Kane, a two-time Paralympian, six time Paralympic medalist, and world record holder, announced her retirement this week at 20 years old.
USA’s Jessica Long became a 27-time Paralympic medalist while CAN’s Aurelie Rivard, BRA’s Maria Gomes Santiago, and CHN’s Zheng Tao picked up more golds.
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.
Kyle Chalmers, the 2016 Olympic champion in the 100 freestyle, is the top seed in the event heading into tonight’s finals.
Ariarne Titmus scared the world record in the 400 freestyle yesterday. Today she holds the top seed in the 200 freestyle.
On Wednesday, the Australian Olympic Team launched their Speedo suit kits. The suits come in different cuts and colors, all representing the Aussie spirit.
Schluter broke the S14 200 free record earlier in the meet.
Liam Schluter of Queensland took 400m free silver, but crushed his own S14 World Record in the 100m free race tonight at the Australian National Championships.
Although training through this meet, Mack Horton took the men’s 800m free gold and 200m free bronze on night 2 of the 2019 Vic Open in Australia.
Short Course World Championships bronze medalist Jess Hansen got her 2019 off with a pleasing time in the women’s 100m breaststroke, clocking 1:07.62 for the victory at the 2019 Vic Open.
Americans Rebecca Meyers and Jessica Long picked up wins in the 200 IM Saturday, and Team Canada posted an impressive 10-medal day.
One defending Paralympic champ is New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe in the SM10 200 IM. Pascoe blew out the Rio field with a 2:24.90 that still holds up as the world record.
Maddison Elliott (above) has been classified as an S9 after her early-week review, and could be moved to that new group pending the outcome of her race observation on Friday.
The classification schedule for the 2017 Para Swimming World Series stop in Indianapolis next week has been updated to include…