Get ready for swimming at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo with all the links to results, SwimSwam previews, viewing information, meet schedules and more.
15-time Paralympic medalist Sophie Pascoe of New Zealand will defend her 2016 Paralympic titles in the S10 100 back, S10 100 fly, and SM10 200 IM.
Italy’s Antonio Fantin will make his Paralympic debut in Tokyo. The 20-year-old is the two-time defending world champion in the S6 400 free.
FINA’s system scores the top 16 finishers per individual event and the top 8 in relays, bettering recognizing a nation’s depth than the medal table.
2016 bronze medalist Robert Griswold (above) is entering the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics as the defending world champion in the S8 100 back and SM8 200 IM.
Aoki is a two-time Paralympic medalist in Wheelchair rugby, while Melissa Stockwell is a paratriathlete and Paralympic bronze medalist.
USA’s Jessica Long has earned 23 Paralympic medals over the past 4 Paralympic Games and will defend her title in the SM8 200 IM from 2008, 2012 and 2016
Brazil’s Daniel Dias announced that Tokyo will be his 4th and final Paralympic Games. He is set to defend his S5 50 back title for the 4th Games in a row.
Srihari Nataraj and Sajan Prakash achieved FINA ‘A’ cuts at the end of June, but were unable to match their best times at the Tokyo Olympics.
More than half of times swam in Tokyo 2020 were faster than Beijing 2008, which featured full-body polyurethane super-suits.
If you’re into more than just the numbers, here’s a narrative-style rundown of the most electric moments of the Tokyo Olympic Games as they happened.
Caeleb Dressel and Emma McKeon are the most decorated athletes at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Dressel earned 5 golds and McKeon earned 4 golds and 3 bronzes.
Caeleb Dressel was one of the history-makers at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, joining rarefied air with five gold medals.
Hundreds of Olympic memorabilia, including Olympic flame torches and Olympic medals, went on the auction block last month at two separate auctions.
Since the 1896 Olympics, athletes born in California have won 491 Olympic gold medals for Team USA. New York has the 2nd-most Olympic gold medals with 246.