Paralympic & IPC Swimming

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

Japan Cancels Paralympic Swimming Trials Meet Due To Coronavirus

Due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Japanese Para Swimming Federation has just cancelled the Para Olympic Swimming Trials.

Maine Swimming & Diving Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2020

The class of inductees are NCAA Division III champion swimmer Kate Kovenock, Paralympic coach Rob Hale and official Fran Fox.

Cancellata Para SWS E Campionato Italiano Invernale Paralimpico

Cancellata la tappa italiana di Para Swimming World Series a Lignano Sabbiadoro valida anche come campionato italiano paralimpico

More Paralympic & IPC Swimming

World Para Swimming World Series Stop Latest Cancellation for Coronavirus

A stop of the 7-meet series that was scheduled for Singapore in May has been cancelled. Singapore has the 2nd-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Timothy Hodge Picks Up 3 Golds as 2020 WPS World Series Opens in Melbourne

The US’ Anastasia Pagonis and New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe also won multiple golds at the first stop of the 2020 World Series.

Swedish Firm Creating New Automatic Flipturn Aid for Visually Impaired Swimmers

A new Swedish program aims to replace the Tapper device starting this year, aiming to create more independence and lowering costs for para-athletes.

Paralympian Amy Marren Retires at 21, Cites Classification ‘Inconsistency’

Marren, the 2016 SM9 200 IM bronze medalist, listed classification issues as one reason for announcing her retirement last weekend.

Becca Meyers Named 2019 Trischa L. Zorn Award Winner

Among her accomplishments in 2019, Meyers broke a World Record that was previously held by the award’s namesake: Trischa L. Zorn.

Gioffreda and Meyers Set World Records on Day 2 of US Para Nationals

Becca Meyers set her second world record in as many days at the 2019 U.S. Paralympics National Championships in Lewisville, TX.

Becca Meyers Breaks Decades-Old SM12 400 IM WR at US Para Nationals Day 1

Meyers, 25, took just under 12 seconds off Trischa Zorn’s decades-old 400 IM SM 12 world record on day one of the 2019 U.S. Para Swimming Nationals.

Campionati Italiani Nuoto Paralimpico: Dieci Record Del Mondo A Portici

I Campionati di Nuoto Paralimpico in vasca corta si sono svolti sabato 30 Novembre e domenica 1 Dicembre presso il “Centro Sportivo Portici”.

IPC Proposes Separate Governing Bodies for All Paralympic Sports

Under the new plan, para-swimming could separate from the IPC by the end of 2028.

Britain Names 60 to 2019-20 Para-Swimming World Class Programme

Multi-time world champion Alice Tai headlines the 21 selections to Britain’s Podium squad for 2019-2020.

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