Paralympic & IPC Swimming

Paralympic Veteran Retiring after Canadian Record Performance

Jean-Michel Lavalliere, who holds nine Canadian records in his category and two more in relays – more than any other Canadian swimmer – leaves swimming as he has lived: head held high with no regrets.

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Australia Names 35 Swimmers for Para Pan Pacs Meet

A team of 35 swimmers – 21 men and 14 women – will represent the Australian Dolphins at next month’s Para Pan Pacs in Cairns from August 9-14.

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Ollie Hynd Successfully Appeals Reclassification, Moves Back to S8

2012 and 2016 Paralympic champ Ollie Hynd is once again an S8 – at least for now.

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Paralympic Champion Matt Wylie Retires After Being Classed Up

Paralympic champion Matt Wylie will retire from swimming after being classed up from S9 to S10.

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Paraswimming:Carlotta Gilli Sigla Il Record Del Mondo Anche Nei 200 fa

ParaSwimming World Series 2018 Berlino 7/10 Giugno entry List Risultati Live stream Carlotta Gilli Record 400 misti Due giorni fa…

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Saskatchewan’s Shelby Newkirk Breaks Para S7 Backstroke World Record

Shelby Newkirk of Saskatoon broke the para swimming world record in the S7 women’s 50-m backstroke at the sixth and final stop on the World Series circuit.

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Aurelie Rivard Lowers Own World Record at Para World Series

Courtesy: Swimming Canada BERLIN – Aurélie Rivard of Swimming Canada’s High Performance Centre – Quebec lowered her world record twice…

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Para Classification Chaos: New System Only Renews Past Woes

With the new classification system in place, para athletes have begun the reclassification process – but the sport seems plagued with as much disarray as ever.

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Tai, Summers-Newton Set WRs on Day 1 of British Para International

Alice Tai and Maisie Summers-Newton highlighted the first day of the 2018 British Para Swimming International with world records in their respective classes.

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8 American Records Fall At Cincinnati Para-Swimming Open

The Cincinnati Para-Swimming Open saw an onslaught against the national record books, with 8 American records and 5 Pan-American records falling over just two days of racing.

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USOC Announces Best of April Finalists for Team USA Awards

The United States Olympic Committee today announced finalists for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of April, which recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes from the last month. Para swimmers Robert Griswold and Leanne Smith are among those up for the award.

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US Para-Swimmers Michelle Konkoly, Julia Gaffney Reclassified

Konkoly and Gaffney were both reclassified at the World Para Swimming World Series stop in Indianapolis.

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McKenzie Coan AR Highlights Para Swimming World Series in Indianapolis

Coan set a new 400 free American record Thursday night, setting the tone for three days of fast swimming in Indianapolis.

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Wayne Lomas Announced as New Canadian National Para-Swimming Coach

Lomas is currently Swimming Australia’s High Performance Executive Manager, and he has been working for Swimming Australia since 2010.

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Dutchman Bas Takken Takes Down Silverman’s S10 1500 Free World Record

Dutch para swimmer Bas Takken took down the men’s S10 1500m freestyle record held by American Ian Silverman.

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