June 17, 2012
PARALYMPIC TRIALS: Landholm, Beranbaum Win! Wheeler gets
Athlete of the Meet
The final day of Paralympic Trials went extremely well for our local PNS athletes. Kayla Wheeler from Shadow Seals won the 100 Free (S1), setting her fourth American Record in the meet. In the post-meet ceremony, Kayla was awarded Female Swimmer of the Meet. Haley Beranbaum, from Stingray Swimming, won the 200 IM (S5), setting an American Record in that event. Sierra Landholm, from Metro Aquatics won the 1500 Freestyle (S9), posting the second fastest S9 time in the world this year.
Kayla Wheeler after setting the American Record in the 100 Free (S1)
At 2012 US Paralympic Trials (left to right)' Dane Wolfrom (MET), Sierra Landholm (MET), Kayla Wheeler (SHAD), Kiko Van Zandt (SHAD), Haley Beranbaum (SSC), Ben Olszewski (SSC) not pictured: Ira Kaplan (PRO)