Topics

Swimming
USC-bound swimmer breaks world record at Paralympic championships
USC-bound swimmer breaks world record at Paralympic championships

Heading into the second day of competition on Thursday, the U.S. Paralympic team is riding a big wave of momentum at the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena. American swimmers won 27 medals on Wednesday, highlighted by Ian Silverman breaking a world record that had stood for more than a decade. The USC-bound Silverman eclipsed the mark in the S10 category of the 400-meter freestyle. His time of 4:03.57 broke the record of 4:04.20 set in 2001. “I really can’t even put it into words what it means to finally get that one," he said. "I’ve been close to it before, really close, and I am really happy to start my week with...

Loading