Paralympic & IPC Swimming

Parsons, Kale Will Serve 2nd Terms Unopposed on IPC Governing Board

Andrew Parsons is set to serve another term as President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), this time unopposed.

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Paralympic Medalist Achmat Hassiem in Coma After Surgery

Hassiem is nicknamed “Sharkboy,” as he lost his lower right while saving his brother from a great white shark attack in 2006.

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Caeleb Dressel, Lydia Jacoby Among 3 Swimmers Nominated for 2021 Sullivan Award

Gold medalist Lydia Jacoby, the first-ever Olympic swimmer from Alaska, is one of 38 nominees for the prestigious AAU Sullivan Award.

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Canadian Paralympian In Critical Condition Due To Septic Shock

Multi-Paralympic medal winner Danielle Campo McLeod is in critical condition at a hospital in her native Canada after giving birth to her 3rd child.

Welsh Para-Swimmer Convicted Of Child Rape Receives 10-Year Jail Sentence

After being convicted of child rape in July, Welsh para-swimmer Tom Piggott was sentenced to 10 years in jail on Monday.

Spanish Paralympian Perales Returns Home After Panic Attack

The 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan have ended but one particular swimmer stayed a little longer post-Games than she intended.

The Most Decorated Paralympic Swimmers of All-Time

American Jessica Long won six medals in Tokyo, giving her 29 for her career which ranks second all-time among swimmers.

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2021 International Swimming League – Match 4, Day 2: Live Recap

The Cali Condors have a 24-point lead over the LA Current while the Aqua Centurions have a 19-point advantage over the DC Trident.

69 World & 124 Paralympic Records Total Were Broken In Tokyo (Day 10 Records)

On the last day of the Tokyo Paralympics, 9 World and 13 Paralympic records were set. In total, 69 World and 124 Paralympic records have been broken.

Long Earns Paralympic Medal #29, Salei Wins 3rd Title for AZE (Day 10 Finals)

Raman Salei won his 3rd gold medal for Azerbaijan, bringing their medal count to 4 golds total. Meanwhile, Jessica Long is now a 29-time Paralympic medalist.

Paralimpiadi Tokyo: Monica Boggioni Medaglia Di Bronzo 200 Misti SM5

Monica Boggioni chiude la sua prima paralimpiade conquistando la terza medaglia di bronzo indivuale, nei 200 metri misti femminili SM5

Griswold Sets Americas Record, 3 World & 4 Paralympic Marks Fall (Day 10 Heats)

Among the record-breakers during the last prelims session in Tokyo was USA’s Robert Griswold, who set an Americas continental record to lead heats.

Stefano Raimondi Conquista L’Argento Nei 200 Metri Misti SM10

Stefano Raimondi conquista la sua sesta medaglia alle Paralimpiadi di Tokyo 2020. Questa mattina apre con argento nei 200 metri misti SM10

New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe Retires From 200 IM After Paralympic 4-Peat

Pascoe said she blacked out on deck after winning her fourth straight Paralympic gold medal in the 200 IM. She had already won three medals in Tokyo.

Five World and Eleven Paralympic Records Down on Penultimate Day in Tokyo

On the penultimate day of the Tokyo Paralympics, a total of 5 World and 11 Paralympic records were taken down between prelims and finals.