Paralympic & IPC Swimming

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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

Paralympic Medalist Lewis White Hangs Up Goggles

Lewis was the youngest British male to compete in any sport at the Rio Paralympic Games, winning a surprise bronze medal in the S9 400m Freestyle at 16.

British Swimmers Adlington and Simmonds Nominated for Best Woman’s Sport Moment

British swimmers and world record holders Rebecca Adington and Ellie Simmonds have been nominated by BBC Sport for the Best British Woman’s Sporting Moment.

Paralympic Champion Becca Meyers, #SwimOn

Becca Meyers #SwimON: “No matter what we endure, we’re always better together. We’re stronger than ever before, and right now, nothing is going to stop us.”

SwimSwam Podcast: Training at the Olympic Training Center During Quarantine

We spoke with para national teamers Robert Griswold and David Gelfand about how they’re handling this quarantine period at the Olympic Training Center

Queenie Nichols Retires as National Team Director of U.S. Paralympics Swimming

In a letter sent to athletes and coaches on Friday, Queenie Nichols announced that she will retire effective May 15th, 2020.

Paralympic Gold Medalist Jessica Long Featured In Documentary

23-time Paralympic medalist and world record holder Jessica Long is the feature of a new film from the nonprofit organization I Am Second.