2016 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials — Swimming
- June 30- July 2, 2016
- Preliminary Start 9:00am, Finals Start 5:00pm (Eastern Time)
- Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center, Charlotte, NC
- Event Details
- Psych Sheet
- Order of Events
- Friday Prelim Results
- American Records
- IPC World Records and Rankings
- USOC Swimming Athlete Classification Guide
Day 2 of the Paralympic Trials began this morning at Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, NC. The preliminary session concluded with one new World Record and several swimmers leading in two events.
In the women’s 50 m freestyle Michelle Konkoly set a new World Record in the S9 class with a time of 28.37. She dusted the competition, beating everyone else in her class by nearly 2 seconds. There was tough competition in the S8 class between London 2012 Paralympians Jessica Long and Mallory Weggemann. Long managed to edge out Weggemann, finishing with a time of 31.97. Weggemann came just shy of her seed time, clocking in at 32.69.
In addition to leading the 50 m freestyle going into this evening’s finals session, Long also leads the 100 M butterfly in the S8 class with a time of 1:12.70. Other double event leaders include Alyssa Gialamas, Michael DeMarco, Ian Silverman, Bradley Snyder, Noga Nir-Kistle, and Lucas McCrory.
Competition will resume this evening with the finals session starting at 5 PM eastern time.