Photos: U.S. Paralympic Team trials continue in the Twin Cities

The U.S. Paralympic Team Trials continued for track and field and swimming in Minneapolis on Friday. The Paralympic teams will be announced Sunday. Here are photos from the second day of the competition.
Swimmer David Gelfand warmed up and practiced his start Friday.
Swimmer Jamal Hill laughed while cooling down in the pool Friday.
Swimmer Steven Azarian warmed up in the pool during the second day of the U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for swimming at the University of Minnesota.
Swimmers Anastasia Pagonis, left, and Haven Shepherd chatted during the U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for swimming.
Swimmer Audrey Kim competed in the women’s 100 meter freestyle preliminaries during the U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for swimming.
Swimmer Abbas Karimi, who was born without arms and is a refugee from Afghanistan, warmed up in the pool Friday before the second day of preliminaries during the U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for swimming at the University of Minnesota’s Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center in Minneapolis, Minn.
Swimmer Haven Shepherd, who wasn’t swimming Friday and wanted to cheer on her teammates, wore American flags in her hair.
Cooper Blair took a moment to kneel and pray before the men’s ambulatory 100 meter dash during the second day of the U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for track and field at Breck School in Golden Valley.
Tanner Wright jumped in the men’s long jump ambulatory finals during the U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for track and field.
Christy Gardner competed in the women’s wheelchair shot put finals during the second day of the U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for track and field.
Raymond Martin, right, and Gianfranco Iannotta battled during the men’s wheelchair 100 meter dash.
Femita Ayanbeku, left, and Beatriz Hatz, who placed first and second respectively in the women’s ambulatory 100 meter dash finals, posed for a photo with the winner’s board.