Long, who made her Paralympic debut at just 12 years of age in 2004, became the second-most decorated U.S. Paralympian of all-time in Tokyo.
La classifica dei nuotatori con più medaglie alle Paralimpiadi vede quattro donne nelle prime cinque posizioni. Tra queste Jessica Long
American Jessica Long won six medals in Tokyo, giving her 29 for her career which ranks second all-time among swimmers.
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.
Long secured her fourth straight gold medal in the women’s SM8 200-meter individual medley on the fourth day of competition at the Tokyo Paralympics.
Meyers, 25, took just under 12 seconds off Trischa Zorn’s decades-old 400 IM SM 12 world record on day one of the 2019 U.S. Para Swimming Nationals.
Three swimmers are among the finalists for the United States Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame Class of 2019: Dara Torres, Erin Popovich and Trischa Zorn.
Brasil, ruled ineligible to compete in para swimming in April, stressed the need for a more objective classification system.