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American swimmers practice in Netherlands ahead of IWAS World Junior Games 2015

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An American swimmer during practice in the Netherlands. Image credit: Wheelchair & Ambulatory Sports USA

American swimmers were in the pool yesterday in Stadskannal, Netherlands ahead of the swimming competition at the  IWAS World Junior Games 2015 which officially got underway today.



Today saw Trey Davis scheduled to compete in the 50 meter backstroke, 100 meter freestyle and 50 meter butterfly, while Eli Ruiz-Torres was scheduled to compete in the 50 meter backstroke, 50 meter breaststroke, and 100 meter freestyle.


The United States delegation arrived in Netherlands on July 1. Besides swimming, Americans have also been competing in athletics. That team includes Stephanie Marquez, Katrina Gerhard, Mitchell Miles, Daniel Velasquez, Amanda Malawski, Lauren Gates, Miguel Jimenenz, Nico Badeaux, Kevin Messner, Brendon Driscoll, Garrison Hayes, Samuel Growe, Amy Watt, Eric Johnson, Noah Barbkenecht, Spencer Kimbro, Isaiah Rigo, Sam Grewe and Stephen Koziel.  They were in competition Sunday and today.

Laura Hale
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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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