Swimmers blasted five new Canadian records on the final day of the Para Swimming Canadian Open.
Sophie Pascoe broke another Para Swimming World Record in Auckland, while Bradlee Ashby collected a national record on the day.
Canadian Shelby Newkirk broke the S7 100 back WR at day two of the Para Swimming Canadian Open.
While competing on the first day of the 2017 New Zealand Short Course Championships, Paralympic swimmer Sophie Pascoe has already set 2 Para swimming world short course records.
Day one of the Para Swimming Canadian Open kicked off Monday afternoon
Lauren Jocelyn has been announced as the new National Performance Centre Assistant Coach who will start work with British Para-Swimming at the end of October.
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WPS announced new classification rules effective January 1st.
The Canadian Open, put together as an alternative to the postponed World Para Swimming Championships, will feature Canada and Australia’s national teams this weekend, per a press release from the meet.
The Royal Dutch Swimming Federation announced the Eindhoven Open as an alternative to the postponed World Para Championships.
International sport organizations have pledged to provide financial support to Mexico
A BBC radio special report last week aired allegations that athletes are using tape, cold showers and even surgery to cheat the IPC’s classification system and improve their chances of winning and setting records.
The U.S. Worlds team will have the opportunity to compete at the Canadian Open, but the World Championships remains the team’s focus.
Australia will swim at the Canadian Open Championships instead of the IPC World Championships, if/when they get rescheduled.
Canada’s top Para-swimming athletes will play host to the Canadian Open, October 2-4, at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.
World Para Swimming has chosen Malaysia to be the first Asian country to host the World Para Swimming Championships.
The championships were due to begin on September 30th in Mexico City.
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