Elizabeth Marks

Elizabeth Marks Scares American Record at U.S. Para Nationals Day 3

Five-time Paralympic medalist and two-time Paralympian Elizabeth Marks won gold in the 100 free with a time 1.2 seconds off the S6 American record. Archive photo via OIS/IOC. Five-time Paralympic medalist Elizabeth Marks highlighted the final day of the 2021 U.S. Para Swimming Championships by nearing an American record to win the women’s 100 free multi-class. She touched the wall with a time of 1:14.54, just 1.21 seconds off the current S6 American record set by Victoria Arlen in 2012. Marks came within 3.5 seconds of the S6 world record.

Elizabeth Marks, 54; service Saturday

Elizabeth Lynne Marks, 54, of Beaufort, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, at her home. Her fiancé, Hank “Her Henry” Ledford, was by her side. A memorial service is at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at Bridgeway Church with Pastor Porter Graves III officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.
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Elizabeth Marks Broke a Record and Won a Medal in Tokyo — Read More About the Paralympic Swimmer

Para swimmer Elizabeth Marks has been making waves (literally) during the 2021 Paralympics in Tokyo. On the first day of competition, she broke the Paralympic record in the 50m freestyle S6 heat with a time of 33.16 and won silver in the race in the finals. Not bad for her first time swimming freestyle in a Paralympic final. She also competed in the 200m individual medley SM6, where she came in fourth.
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Photos: Swimmer Elizabeth Marks wins Paralympic silver in 50-meter freestyle

Photos: Swimmer Elizabeth Marks wins Paralympic silver in 50-meter freestyle Ukraine's Yelyzaveta Mereshko (centre) with the gold medal, USA's Elizabeth Marks (left) with the silver medal and Ukraine's Anna Hontar with the bronze medal after the Women's 50m Freestyle - S6 Final at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on day one of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan. (John Walton/PA Images via Getty Images)

Elizabeth Marks Earns Silver In The 50-Meter Freestyle

TOKYO — Winning medals is nothing new for Elizabeth Marks. After all, the three-time Paralympian has a couple to her name. But earning them for a stroke that is not in her wheelhouse is something foreign to her. In Rio, Marks earned gold in the 100-meter breaststroke and bronze in...