PHOENIX, Arizona, September 5. WE'RE on day seven of the London Paralympics, and we're bound to see many more world records fall as some of the meet's stars line up in finals today. Jessica Long will be chasing her world record in the 200 IM tonight, as well as a chance to win her 15th Paralympic medal. Ian Silverman of the United States, just 16 years old, will be racing Canada's Benoit Huot and Brazil's Andre Brasil for gold in the men's 400 free for the S10 division, and Matthew Cowdrey of Australia will be chasing his world record in the 50 freestyle for the S9 class.
We'll have a full recap of tonight's finals from London later today on swimmingworld.com.
The men's collegiate water polo season is upon us, and the NCAA reigning champions from the University of Southern California are ranked number one in the preseason coaches poll, six points ahead of crosstown rival UCLA. UC-Berkeley, Stanford and UC-Santa Barbara round out the top five.
Swimming World TV will be in Las Vegas the rest of this week at the American Swimming Coaches Association's world clinic. Streamlined News will be coming to you from the convention floor, and we'll also bring you interviews with some of the prominent people we see there.