Paralympic & IPC Swimming

Para Swimming World Records Fall At Aussie Virtual C’ships

In addition to top swims from able-bodied swimmers at the 2020 Australian Virtual SC C’ships, the para-swimming set also did major damage along the way.

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Anastasia Pagonis Breaks American Record in S11 500 Yard Freestyle

16-year-old Anastasia “Tas” Pagonis has broken the American record in the S11 500 yard freestyle with a time of 5:52.45.

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16-Year Old Gia Pergolini Clears WPS World Record; Swim Won’t Be Ratified

16-year old Gia Pergolini was faster than the Class S13 World Record in the 100 back at the US Open, but the swim won’t be ratified as a new World Record.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Swimming Australia Looks For New Broadcast Home

Catch up on swim happenings from around the world in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Australia, Germany and more.

Germany’s Krawzow Now First Paralympian Ever On Playboy Magazine Cover

Elena Krawzow is now the first Paralympian to make the cover of Playboy Magazine, with the 26-year-old making her debut on her native Germany’s edition.

British Para-Swimming Championships Rescheduled For January 2021

British Para-Swimming have announced new dates for the National Para-Swimming Championships which were due to take place in early December. 

SwimSwam Podcast: Anastasia Pagonis Living at the OTC as a Swimmer Who is Blind

After becoming blind by age 14, and going through a deep depression, Pagonis was able to get back in the pool and start chasing her Olympic dream once again.

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One Year ‘Til Tokyo Paralympics & Athletes Already Looking Forward

The 2020 Paralympics would have kicked off tomorrow with opening ceremonies from Tokyo. Instead, top Paralympians are celebrating a second one-year-out date.

Nuoto Paralimpico: Angela Procida Ci Cimenta Nelle Open Water Ad Ischia

Nuoto Paralimpico: Angela Procida, giovane promessa già qualificata per le Paralimpiadi di Tokyo, si cimenterà questa mattina nelle open water. 

Committee Formed to Review Travel Restrictions for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Athletes

A newly established panel of Tokyo 2020 organizers is set to meet next month to discuss travel restrictions for the coming Olympic Games.

Madeira 2020 Para European Open Postponed To May of 2021

The Madeira 2020 World Para Swimming European Open Championships have set a new date: May of 2021, almost exactly a year after they were originally scheduled.

Tokyo 2020: Aggiornato Il Documento Sui Principi Delle Paralimpiadi

Tokyo 2020 ha aggiornato il documento sui principi delle Paralimpiadi e la relativa roadmap in seguito al rinvio al 2021

UK Government Pledges £5 million to UK Sport Ahead of Postponed Olympic Games

In light of growing costs associated with the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games, the UK government has agreed to give UK sport £5million.

Swedish Swimming Federation Releases 2021-2024 Meet Calendar

The Swedish Swimming Federation has released its meet schedule for the 2021-2024 Olympic cycle, giving insight into which meets the country is targeting.

Two-Thirds of Tokyo Olympic Sponsors Unsure of Status After Postponement

According to a recent survey, almost two-thirds of the Tokyo Olympic sponsors are uncertain of their status after the Games were postponed until 2021.