Paralympic & IPC Swimming

Lauren Jocelyn Joins British Para-Swimming’s Coaching Set Up

Lauren Jocelyn has been announced as the new National Performance Centre Assistant Coach who will start work with British Para-Swimming at the end of October.

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World Para Swimming Revises Classification Rules, Process for 2018

WPS announced new classification rules effective January 1st.

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Canada & Australia Lone Entrants At Canadian Open

The Canadian Open, put together as an alternative to the postponed World Para Swimming Championships, will feature Canada and Australia’s national teams this weekend, per a press release from the meet.

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Dutch Swimming Announces Para Swim Open As Alternative To World Champs

The Royal Dutch Swimming Federation announced the Eindhoven Open as an alternative to the postponed World Para Championships.

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Mexican Olympic Committee Receives International Help

International sport organizations have pledged to provide financial support to Mexico

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BBC Radio Reports On Alleged Paralympic Classification Cheating

A BBC radio special report last week aired allegations that athletes are using tape, cold showers and even surgery to cheat the IPC’s classification system and improve their chances of winning and setting records.

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U.S. Para-Swimming Team Will Swim at Rescheduled World Championships

The U.S. Worlds team will have the opportunity to compete at the Canadian Open, but the World Championships remains the team’s focus.

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Australian Para-Swimming Worlds Team Shifts to Canadian Meet Instead

Australia will swim at the Canadian Open Championships instead of the IPC World Championships, if/when they get rescheduled.

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Toronto To Host Para-Swimming Replacing Mexico City Due To Earthquakes

Canada’s top Para-swimming athletes will play host to the Canadian Open, October 2-4, at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.

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Malayasia Picked To Host 2019 World Para Swimming Championships

World Para Swimming has chosen Malaysia to be the first Asian country to host the World Para Swimming Championships.

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After Earthquake, IPC Postpones ParaSwimming World Championships

The championships were due to begin on September 30th in Mexico City.

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Swimming Events Reduced, Athlete Numbers Steady

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced it will award 146 medals to competitors in Paralympic swimming at the Tokyo Games–six fewer than were awarded in Rio 2016.

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IPC President Philip Craven Retires After 16 Years

International Paralympic Committee President Sir Philip Craven has retired from his post after 16 years at the helm of the IPC.

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Paralympic Champ Victoria Arlen To Appear On Dancing With The Stars

Four-time Paralympic medalist Victoria Arlen is set to appear on the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars, per an early report from Entertainment Tonight.

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Ning Zetao Breaks Asian Record in 100 Free at Queensland SC Champs

Queensland Short Course Swimming Championships August 18th-20th, 2017 Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Brisbane, Australia SCM Age Group, Open categories Timed Finals…

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