MORE US PARALYMPIC SWIMMERS
David Abrahams. Classification: SB13 (visual impairment). Ranked 1st in the world in the breaststroke. Holds the US record in the 100m breaststroke for his classification.
Evan Austin. Classifications: S7, SB6, SM7 (muscle impairment). Appeared in the 2012 and 2016 Paralympics. Won gold in the 50m butterfly at the 2019 Worlds.
McKenzie Coan. Classifications: S7, SB6, SM7 (short stature). Won four medals (three gold, one silver) at the 2016 Paralympics; also competed in 2012 at London. Holds five golds and five silver medals in World Championship competition.
Cailin Currie. Classifications: S13, SB13, SM13 (visual impairment). Competed in the 2016 Paralympics and has two World Championship appearances.
Parker Egbert. Classification: S14 (autism). 1st-time Paralympian and one of the youngest athletes on Team USA, at just 17 years old. Set a US record in the 400m individual medley in 2019, at just 15 years old.
Robert Griswold. Classifications: S8, SB7, SM8 (cerebral palsy). Won a bronze medal at the 2016 Paralympics in the 100m backstroke. Earned four medals (two gold, two silver) at the 2019 World Championships. Holds world records in 50m and 200m backstroke and 400m IM.
McClain Hermes. Classifications: S11, SB11, SM11 (visual impairment). Competed in the 2016 Paralympics in the 100m backstroke. Holds five World Championship medals, including gold in the 400m freestyle.
Sophia Herzog. Classifications: S6, SM6, SB6 (short stature). Won silver in the 100m breaststroke at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. Holds five career medals (two gold) in World Championship competition, and is current world record holder in 200m breakstroke.
Jamal Hill. Classifications: S10, SB9, SM10 (neuromuscular impairment). Finished first at the 2018 US Nationals in 50m and 100m freestyle.
Rebecca Meyers. Classifications: S12, SB12, SM12 (vision impairment). Currently holds 10 world records in freestyle, butterfly, and individual medley. Won three gold medals and a silver at 2016 Paralympics, plus a silver and bronze in 2012. Also owns 15 medals (six gold) in World Championship competition.
Makayla Nietzel. Classifications: S13, SB13, SM13 (vision impairment). First-time Paralympian. Competed against able-bodied swimmers in high school.
Anastasia Pagonis. Classifications: S11, SB11, SM11 (vision impairment). First-time Paralympian. Set new world record in 400m freestyle during US Paralympic Trials in June, as well as new US record in 100m freestyle.
Gia Pergolini. Classifications: S13, SB13, SM13 (vision impairment). Participating in her first Paralympics. Won silver in the 100m backstroke at two consecutive World Championship meets (2017, 2019).
Martha Ruether. Classifications: S13, SB13, SM13 (vision impairment). Competing in her second Paralympics. Made the finals in 100m breaststroke at Rio.
Lawrence Sapp. Classifications: S14, SB14, SM14 (autism). First-time Paralympian. Won a gold medal (100m backstroke) at his first World Championship meet in 2017, followed by a silver (100m freestyle) at the 2019 Worlds.
Zachary Shattuck. Classifications: S6, SB6, SM6 (short stature). Will compete at his first Paralympics in Tokyo. Has one medal (bronze) in World Championship competition.
Leanne Smith. Classifications: S4, SB4, SM4 (neuromuscular impairment). First-time Paralympian. Won medals (three gold, one silver) in freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and individual medley at 2019 Worlds.
Mallory Weggemann. Classifications: S7, SB6, SM7 (paraplegia). Competing in her third Paralympics. Holds two world records currently; has held more than 10 at different times. Earned gold and bronze medals at the 2012 Paralympics.
Colleen Young. Classifications: S13, SB13, SM13 (visual impairment). Competing in her third Paralympics. Won bronze at Rio 2016 in the 100m breaststroke, and has won nine medals (one gold) in World Championship competition. Holds world record in 200m breaststroke.