Paralympic & IPC Swimming

Paris 2024 Paralympic Torch Relay To Start in Great Britain

The Paris 2024 Paralympics will be commemorated by a special torch relay to honor the first time France has hosted a Summer Para Games. 

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Worth The Wait For Madelyn White As Team USA Closes Parapan Ams With A Flourish

White repeated as the Parapan Am champ in the women’s 100 breast SB8 following an appeal after she was initially disqualified on the final day in Santiago.

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British Para-Swimming Confirms 41 Athletes For 2023-24 World Class Program

The list includes a plethora of athletes who have had success at every level of the sport to those who have started to make an impact on the big stage.

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Patience Pays Off As Haven Shepherd Grabs Gold For U.S. At Parapan Am Games

After narrowly missing the medals three times, Shepherd stood atop the podium in the women’s 200-meter IM SM8 on the penultimate day in Santiago.

Canada Adds Three More Medals To Parapan Ams Haul

Leading the medal performances on Day 5 was Fernando Lu from the Langley Olympians Swim Club who captured bronze in the men’s 100-m butterfly (S10).

Austin, Winnett & Nuhfer Break Parapan Am Records For U.S. On Day 5 In Santiago

Team USA collected 10 medals – bringing their total to 34 so far – and broke three records on Wednesday at the Parapan Am Games in Santiago.

William Rankine Shines As Team USA Collects Three More Medals At Parapan Am Games

It was Rankine’s turn to have his moment on the podium and celebrate his first major international medal with silver on Day 4 in Santiago.

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Megan Gioffreda Gets Golden Moment For U.S. Team At 2023 Parapan Ams

Gioffreda soaked in the moment as she won her first international title in the women’s 200 IM SM6 on Monday in Santiago, Chile.

Canada Adds Three Medals, National Record At Parapan Am Games In Santiago

Tyson MacDonald and Emma Grace Van Dyk earned a bronze medal each Sunday and Jordan Tucker added another Monday to bring Canada’s medal total to six in Chile.

Prochaska, Winnett Win First U.S. Golds At 2023 Parapan Ams; 13-Year-old Cederholm Shines

Cali Prochaska and Taylor Winnett won Team USA’s first swimming golds to close out the second day of competition at the Parapan American Games in Santiago.

Ruby Stevens Breaks Parapan Am Record To Lead Canada On Day 1 In Santiago

Stevens broke the Parapan American Games record and won Canada’s first gold medal in 100-m backstroke (S6), clocking 1:30.41.

No Arrest, No SafeSport Update: Robert Griswold’s Abuse Case Remains in Limbo 1 Year Later

SwimSwam obtained a heavily redacted 70-page CSPD police report via an open records request earlier this month that shed new light on last year’s scandal.

U.S. Paralympics Swimming Names 33 Athletes to 2023 Parapan American Games Roster

Six-time Paralympic medalist McKenzie Coan headlines the roster after qualifying for the 2023 World Championships but missing out due to medical reasons.

Swimming Canada Names 14 To 2023 Parapan Am Games Roster

The Santiago 2023 Parapan Am Games will take place November 17-26, 2023 in Santiago, Chile. Canada is expecting to send a team of approximately 140 athletes.

Tomas Rodriguez (Para), Erika Braun (Masters) Break Records at Rowdy Gaines Classic

Tomas Rodriguez (above) knocked 17 seconds off his own American Para-Swimming Record, while Erika Braun Broke 3 American Masters Records.