Paralympic & IPC Swimming

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

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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.

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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.”

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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.

U.S. Paralympics Confirms 3 Major Meet Dates for 2020;

McKenzie Coan (above) won 3 gold medals at the 2016 Paralympic Games and 5 total medals at the 2019 IPC World Championships.

Epic Swims: The Greatest Relay Finish You’ll Never See

The pool in Eindhoven, Netherlands has seen a lot of great swims. One of its best swims, however, was so unbelievable that the cameras missed it altogether.

Sheffield & Sao Paulo WPS World Series Stops Canceled, Indianapolis Postponed

As of Tuesday, only the final meet of the formerly seven-meet series in Berlin, Germany remains unaffected. Four events have now been fully canceled.

Multi-Time Para Swimming World Champion Alexander Makarov Dies at 23

Makarov posted dominant performances to win gold in all three S2 events he entered at last fall’s World Para Swimming World Championships.

US Para Swimming ‘Still Proceeding with Planning’ for World Series Stop in Indy

Two meets out of the formerly seven-meet series have already been canceled – the Indianapolis stop, scheduled for April 16-18, is currently a “go.”