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Swimming: Teddington's Tom Baxter going all out for Deaf Olympics

By Brier Dodge

UK Deaf Sport NewTeddington Swimming Club’s Tom Baxter will step up his attempts to qualify for the GB team for the 2017 Deaflympics in record breaking style.

Baxter set a new personal best and broke the English deaf swimming record for the 50m freestyle in a time of 25.50 seconds at the Surrey Masters Swimming Championships last month.

Read more: http://www.wimbledonguardian.co.uk/sport/14605380.Swimming__Teddington_s_Tom_Baxter_going_all_out_for_Deaf_Olympics/

Source: Wimbledon Guardian

No handicap: Deaf swimmer finishes 6th in trials race

By Paul Newberry

US Deaf SwimmingOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When Marcus Titus is gliding through the water, his head bobbing up and down, he doesn't hear the roar of the crowd.

Or anything else, for that matter.

Deaf since birth, Titus swims in a quiet isolation that he believes actually gives him an edge over those in the other lanes, who can hear everything going on around them.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/olympics/2016/06/27/no-handicap-deaf-swimmer-on-cusp-of-qualifying-for-olympics/86422264/?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzRss&utm_campaign=usatodaycomolympicscoverage-topstories

Source: USA Today

No handicap: Deaf swimmer on cusp of qualifying for Olympics

By Paul Newberry

US Deaf SwimmingOMAHA, Neb. (AP) - When Marcus Titus is gliding through the water, his head bobbing up and down, he doesn’t hear the roar of the crowd.

Or anything else, for that matter.

Deaf since birth, Titus swims in a quiet isolation that he believes actually gives him an edge over those in the other lanes, who can hear everything going on around them.

Read more: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/55a66a974ed344199d4b720b0381e2c7/no-handicap-deaf-swimmer-cusp-qualifying-olympics

Source: Associated Press

Matthew Klotz Lowers 100 Back Deaf World Record

US Deaf SwimmingMatthew Klotz, an undergraduate studying at LSU, overturned his own deaf World Record today in the 100-meter backstroke. Klotz, who previously held the record at a 57.11, soared past his former record to set the bar at 56.06 in a prelims swim at the Tiger Aquatics Summer Classic meet.

Read more at: https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/matthew-klotz-lowers-100-back-deaf-world-record/

Source: Swimming World Magazine

Record-breaking swimmer Danielle Joyce set to meet Queen at Holyrood Garden Party

By Irvine Herald

UK Deaf SportA teenage swimming gold medalist and world record holder has received a right royal invitation.

Danielle Joyce, from Stevenston , is to attend this year’s Holyrood Garden Party as a guest of HM the Queen, in recognition of her work as deaf swimming ambassador for the National Deaf Children’s Society.

Read more: http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/record-breaking-swimmer-danielle-joyce-8149449#F5I1LzsF6h06v9hz.97

Source: Daily Record

NEWS COLLEGE TRAINING VIDEO LIFESTYLE MORE MATTHEW KLOTZ BREAKS DEAF WORLD RECORD, QUALIFIES FOR U.S. TRIALS

By Braden Keith

US Deaf SwimmingAmerican swimmer Matthew Klotz has broken, once again, his own Deaf World Record in the 100 meter backstroke.

Swimming at an age group meet in New Orleans, hosted by the Nu Wave Swim Club, Klotz swam a 57.11 while reportedly unshaved. That breaks his own Deaf World Record of 57.40 done more than a year ago at the 2015 College Station Sectionals in Texas

Read more: https://swimswam.com/matthew-klotz-breaks-deaf-world-record-qualifiest-u-s-trials/

Source: Swim Swam

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