Take A Look Back: Returning Para Swimming World Champions

By U.S. Paralympics | Sept. 08, 2019, 4:17 p.m. (ET)

Returning to the home of the Paralympic Games London 2012, 17 U.S. swimmers are set to represent Team USA at the World Para Swimming Championships in London, beginning Sept. 9 and concluding Sept. 15. The team, which is comprised of 14 women and 3 men, includes 11 Paralympians and seven defending world champions. Get to know the seven athletes who will look to defend their crowns from the 2017 world championships.

Jessica Long:
SM8 200 IM, S8 100 fly, S8 400 free, S8 100 back, SB7 100 breast, S8 100 free, 4x100 34-point free relay, 4x100 34-point medley relay


McKenzie Coan: 
S7 400 free, S7 100 free, S7 50 free, 4x100 34-point free relay

Sophia Herzog:
SB6 100 breast, 4x100 34-point medley relay


Becca Meyers: 
S11 400 free


Robert Griswold: 
S8 100 back


Colleen Young
SB13 100 breast


Lawrence Sapp: 
S14 100 back