Paralympic & IPC Swimming

Hansen Completes Breaststroke Trifecta At 2019 Vic Open

The 2019 Vic Open wrapped up tonight in Melbourne, with 23-year-old Jessica Hansen completing her sweep of the women’s breaststroke events.

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Horton Takes 800 Free With Ease On Night 2 Of 2019 Vic Open

Although training through this meet, Mack Horton took the men’s 800m free gold and 200m free bronze on night 2 of the 2019 Vic Open in Australia.

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Hansen Breaks Into Breaststroke World Rankings To Start 2019 Vic Open

Short Course World Championships bronze medalist Jess Hansen got her 2019 off with a pleasing time in the women’s 100m breaststroke, clocking 1:07.62 for the victory at the 2019 Vic Open.

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2019 Vic Open Doubles As Para Swimming World Series

Unique to the 2019 edition of the Victorian Open Championships is the fact that it is incorporating the Melbourne 2019 World Para Swimming World Series. This is the first World Series event ever held in the Oceania region.

Shout from the Stands: Pursuit of a Paralympic Dream

I don’t let Hydrocephalus or anything get in my way in or out of the water. I believe that the only limits in life are those that we impose on ourselves.

Paralympics Australia Re-Brand Brings $12 Million Funding Influx

The Australian Federal Government announced an injection of $12 million in new funding for its para athletes ahead of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

9-Time Paralympic Champ Benoit Huot Retires

Paralympic swimming icon Benoit Huot has retired from competition after 20 Paralympic medals, five consecutive Paralympic appearances and a slew of world records.

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Malaysia Stripped of 2019 WPS World Championships Hosting Rights

The IPC announced Malaysia will no longer host the 2019 WPS World Championships in response to its ban on Israeli athletes.

IPC Announces Paris 2024 Paralympic Program Will Match 2020

The sports represented at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris, France, will match those at the 2020 games in Toyko,…

Malaysia’s New Sports-Loving King Could Welcome Israeli Athletes

As a new king comes into power, so too will a new Prime Minister, potentially allowing for a cessation to the ban on Israeli athletes put in place by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed, who stated that Malaysia would deny visas to Israeli para swimmers hoping to compete at the 2019 WPS World Championships.

US Paralympics Names 48 Swimmers to 2019 National Team

23-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Long headlines the 2019 roster.

Malaysia Reiterates Ban on Israeli Para Athletes; IPC Responds

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has reiterated that the nation will continue to deny Israeli para swimmers visas for the 2019 WPS World Championships in July.

Malaysian Government Blocking Israeli Para-Swimmer Visas for Worlds

Israeli para-swimmers are being denied visas to enter Malaysia for the 2019 World Para Swimming World Championships.

An Open Letter Commending the USOC

In delivering the message that Paralympic medalists are to be awarded at the same level as Olympic medalists, treating Paralympians as equals, the USOC has taken a crucial step to shift the perspective on the Paralympic movement in the United States. This is a win for all disabled people in America.

Nuoto Paralimpico: 7 Record Del Mondo Ai Campionati Italiani In Corta

Campionati Invernali in vasca corta Sabato 01 – Domenica 02 Dicembre 2018 Loano (SV) Federazione italiana Nuoto Paralimpico Risultati Sono…

Paralympic Gold Medalist Swimmer Mary Fisher Announces Retirement

2012 and 2016 Paralympic Champion Mary Fisher has announced her retirement from competitive swimming. The 25-year old New Zealander won 4…

One Meet, Three S9 American Records for Queens’ Hannah Aspden

A Queens freshman, Aspden reset three of her own American records at the 2018 Sheraton Le Meridien Fall Frenzy Invite.

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