Anna Johannes Sets American Record
PVS swimmer Anna Johannes set a new American record in the Women's 400 LC Individual Medley, SM9 classification, at the 2009 US Paralympics Spring Can-Am Swimming Championships in Gresham, Oregon. Her time of 5:55.44 shattered the previous record time of 6:14.41 from 2003.
Anna dominated her classification, also winning the 50, 100 and 200 Breast, the 50 Butterfly, and the 200 IM. This meet was the first major swimming competition since the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing and attracted the world's top swimmers from the United States and Canada, including 21 of the 38 US Paralympic team members who competed in the 2008 Paralympic Games.