Paralympic swimmer Jessica Long holds up a gold medal as she poses for a portrait during the 2012 US Olympic Team Media Summit. Long is competing in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Photo: Reuters
Paralympic swimmer Jessica Long holds up a gold medal as she poses for a portrait during the 2012 US Olympic Team Media Summit. Long is competing in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Photo: Reuters

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: who are the most successful Para athletes of all time?

  • US swimmer Trischa Zorn is far and away the most successful Paralympian in history
  • Jessica Long is the only one of the most decorated Para athletes who will compete in Tokyo

Paralympic swimmer Jessica Long holds up a gold medal as she poses for a portrait during the 2012 US Olympic Team Media Summit. Long is competing in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Photo: Reuters
Paralympic swimmer Jessica Long holds up a gold medal as she poses for a portrait during the 2012 US Olympic Team Media Summit. Long is competing in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Photo: Reuters
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