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2012 Summer Paralympics

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Top 2012 Summer Paralympics Articles

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  • Para-swimmer Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay

    Para-swimmer Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay
    Para-swimming Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay Jessica Long of Baltimore, a 12-time Paralympic champion, won the women's 100-meter freestyle S8 and 100 breaststroke SB8 on Sunday, the final day of the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming...
  • Becca Meyers sets another world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Becca Meyers sets another world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Para-swimming Meyers breaks another world record in Pasadena Becca Meyers of Timonium set a world record for the second time in three days at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif., by taking the women's 200-meter individual...
  • Timonium's Becca Meyers sets world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Timonium's Becca Meyers sets world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Becca Meyers on Thursday became the second Baltimore-area swimmer in two days to break a world record at the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif. Meyers, of Timonium, swam her morning preliminary in the women's 400-meter...
  • Rodgers Forge resident and paralympic champion to swim at USC

    Rodgers Forge resident and paralympic champion to swim at USC
    Ian Silverman was thrilled to compete in the USA Swimming Junior National Championships and the Paralympic Pan Pacific Games in California this month. Soon, swimming in California will be an everyday thing for the Rogers Forge resident. Silverman, who...
  • Ian Silverman smashes world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Ian Silverman smashes world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Paralympic swimming Baltimore's Silverman smashes nearly 13-year-old world record Team USA's Ian Silverman of Baltimore broke a nearly 13-year-old world record in the men's 400-meter freestyle S10 race Wednesday, highlighting Day 1 of the 2014 Pan...
  • Catonsville High students' editorials appear on New York Times website

    Catonsville High students' editorials appear on New York Times website
    Two Catonsville High School juniors' editorials were recently published on the New York Times' website. Eric Vogt wrote one of 10 winning essays in the newspaper's Editorial Contest titled, "Cutting it Short", while Hannah Llorin received an honorable...
  • Swimmers Meyers, Silverman set world records at Paralympic CanAms

    Swimmers Meyers, Silverman set world records at Paralympic CanAms
    Baltimore's Becca Meyers and Ian Silverman set world records on the opening day of the 2014 U.S. Paralympics Swimming Spring National Championships/Spring CanAms on Thursday at Miami's Ransom Everglades School. The event, which runs through Saturday,...
  • After cycling stop in Howard County, Marine sets sights on California

    After cycling stop in Howard County, Marine sets sights on California
    On a bicycle built just for him, 28-year-old Rob Jones rode into the parking lot of Chapelgate Christian Academy in Marriottsville on Thursday to the cheers of the student body and the family and friends who came to see him. The former Marine and double...
  • Paralympic champion Jessica Long left home to find way to London

    Paralympic champion Jessica Long left home to find way to London
    For the first time in her memory, Jessica Long dreaded swimming. With high school coming to an end, her friends cut loose -- bonfires, movie nights. It all sounded so fun and Long, a seven-time Paralympic gold medalist, had to skip out so she could hit...
  • Swimmers Michael Phelps, Jessica Long among ESPY Award winners

    Swimmers Michael Phelps, Jessica Long among ESPY Award winners
    ESPY Awards Michael Phelps, Jessica Long among winners Michael Phelps won two ESPY Awards on Wednesday night at the annual ceremony in Los Angeles, topping the "Best Male Olympian" and "Best Record Breaking Performance" categories, and Jessica Long...
  • Text of letter gauging Baltimore's interest in 2024 Olympics

    Text of the letter: Dear Mayor: As you may know, the United States Olympic Committee is currently considering a bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. As we explore this exciting possibility, we are actively seeking to gauge the interest of U....
  • Merritt Athletic swim coach prepares for official pool opening on Saturday

    Merritt Athletic swim coach prepares for official pool opening on Saturday
    Coaching and being heavily involved with the United States Paralympic team has given Andrew Barranco the opportunity to travel to a dozen countries all over the world. Beginning August 12, he'll be a team leader for the U.S. Paralympic Team, in...