Paralympic & IPC Swimming

US Paralympic Swimming Names 2022 National Teams

29-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Long has been named to the US Para Swimming National Team for 2022, clearing the “A Standard” for top funding.

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Paralympian Alice Tai Has Right Leg Amputated Below Knee

With her right leg now amputated below the knee, the 2016 Paralympic gold medalist will likely remain in the same disability classification.

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Nuoto Paralimpico: Confermata La Tappa Di Lignano Delle World Series

World Para Swimming ha pubblicato il calendario aggiornato delle World Series 2022 confermando Lignano Sabbiadoro, come terza tappa

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Olympic, Paralympic Swimmers Join Crowd Calling For Access to COVID Vaccine

Olympic and Paralympic swimmers including Federica Pellegrini (above) join crowd calling for “free and equitable access” to COVID vaccine.

Paralympic Swimmer Will Perry Speaks Out After Post About Abuse Goes Viral

British Paralympic swimmer Will Perry has gained attention after posting on Instagram last week about an interaction that for him is all too common

Elizabeth Marks Scares American Record at U.S. Para Nationals Day 3

Five-time Paralympic medalist and two-time Paralympian Elizabeth Marks won gold in the 100 free with a time 1.2 seconds off the S6 American record.

Matt Torres Cracks World Record on Day 2 of U.S. Para Nationals

After winning bronze during his Paralympic debut in Tokyo, Matt Torres broke the men’s S8 1500 free world record in Greensboro with a time of 17:44.42.

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Robert Griswold Earns Two Golds on Day 1 of 2021 U.S. Para Nationals

Two-time U.S. Paralympian Robert Griswold came within .13 of his own men’s S8 50 fly world record from 2019 to win the event in Greensboro.

29-Time Paralympic Medalist Jessica Long Highlights U.S. Para Nationals Entries

Long, the most decorated Para swimmer ever, will race two events while 13 more members of the 2020 U.S. Para swim team are also set to compete in Greensboro.

Chris Furber Departs British Swimming After Tokyo Success

Furber was the British Para-Swimming’s National Performance Director for more than eight years, leading the program to immense success at the last two Games.

British Para-Swimmers Confirmed For 2022 World Class Program

The athletes split across Podium and Podium Potential tiers will receive programme opportunities and targeted financial assistance from UK Sport.

Decorated British Paralympian Stephanie Millward Retires

Millward was the winner of Paralympic, World and European Championshp gold medals across an illustrious 13-year career.

Paralympic Champion Ellie Robinson Announces Retirement

Robinson produced one of the standout moments of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games when, at the age of 15, she flew to S6 50m Butterfly gold.

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.

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.