Lane 1 - Chicago Tribune posts "Paralympic athlete ready for world stage. At the competition she'll swim the 50-, 100- and 200- meter freestyle events. The wheelchair parked on the Waubonsie Valley High School pool deck may have helped 17-year-old Alyssa Gialamas get to the water's edge, but once immersed, she's on her own. Donning her black swim cap emblazoned with the American flag and her name, she swims laps for hours as she tries to perfect her stroke for the biggest international meet of her life, the Paralympic Games in London."
Lane 2 - APC posts via youtube "Swimming Preps - London 2012. Like Beijing 2008, The Australian swim team is set to make a significant impact at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. As well as some household names, the team has a host of new faces who are also shaping as medal prospects in the pool in London."
Lane 3 - Courier Mail posts "Beware the Great Britain Paralympic team says Sydney gold medal winner Geoff Trappett."
Lane 4 - Our Better World posts via youtube "Paralympics -- China superhuman swimmer . un Hongsheng has no arms. He lost them when he was five. At the Yunzhinan Swimming Club in Kunming, capital of China's Yunnan province, he trains for the 2016 Paralympic Games."
Lane 5 - The Independent posts "Having chlorine in their genes is all the fashion. Britain's Paralympic swimmers say "the chlorine gene" shaped their lives, and they are determined to bathe in London 2012 glory."
Lane 6 - BP Team USA posts via youtube "My Team: Rudy Garcia-Tolson. At the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Rudy Garcia-Tolson will compete as a swimmer and a sprinter. Rudy's swim coach, Dave Denniston, makes sure he's more than ready to compete in the pool by pushing the incredibly determined Rudy farther than ever."
Lane 7 - boxscorenews posts "Valérie Grand’Maison overcomes challenges to be Paralympic contender again."
Lane 8 - BBC posts "Paralympics 2012: Six swimmers to watch in London. Swimming will be the second-biggest event at the London Paralympic Games, with 600 athletes competing for 148 gold medals over 10 days in front of sell-out crowds at the Aquatics Centre. So who will be the swimmers to look out for when competition starts on Thursday?"