Paralympic & IPC Swimming

IPC Changes Date for 2015 World Championships

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has changed the dates for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, moving…

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Video: USA Paralympic Coach Dave Denniston Says Amy Van Dyken Is Paralyzed; Offers Advice From Experience With Similar Injury

USA Swimming Paralympic swim coach, Dave Denniston, is a personal friend of Amy Van Dyken and has been in communication with her family every day since her accident. His injury in 2005 was very similar to Van Dyken-Rouen’s, leaving him paralyzed.


Canadian Paralympic star Donovan Tildesley to retire, won’t compete at Para Pan Pacs

Para World Record-holder Donovan Tildesley has announced his retirement from the competitive swimming at the age of 29.

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New Zealand finalizes 9-person Para Pan Pacs squad headlined by Pascoe, Fisher and Howarth

World record-holders Sophie Pascoe, Mary Fisher and Nikita Howarth will head up New Zealand’s Para Pan Pacific Championships roster that will take the pool in California this August.

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Paralympic Champion Mallory Weggemann Honored With Award by US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce

U.S. Paralympic swimmer Mallory Weggemann (right) and Mexican Paralympic skier Arly Velasquez (left) will be honored with the first “Good Neighbor Inspirational Award” on May 15th at a black tie gala.

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Twenty-two World Records Fall at 28th International German Championships

Pictured is Jessica Long’s 100m fly gold medal from the 28th International German Championships in Berlin. Long set a world record in the event in prelims.

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American Jessica Long, Britain’s Oliver Hynd Among a Handful of World Record Breakers in Berlin

American Jessica Long took out her own World Record in the 100 fly on Thursday as the Americans continue a tour of Europe.

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Ellie Simmonds to Lead British Squad for IPC Euros

The British Gas GBR Para-Swimming Team has been named for the 2014 IPC Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven.

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Disken Sets The Standard With 8 Aussie Multi-Class Age Group Titles

Timothy Disken has set the standard on the final night of competition at the 2014 Georgina Hope Swimmers Foundation Australian Multi…

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Canada Puts Together A Strong Para Pan Pacs Team Bound For Pasadena

Swimming Canada released their official roster for the Para Pan Pac team featuring 18 returnees that won 16 medals at the 2013 IPC World Championships in Montreal.

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45 Selected to Huge Para Pan Pacs Team Including Both Newcomers and Veterans

Jessica Long will be among the 45 swimmers representing the U.S. at the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, California.


Australian Para Pan Pac rosters finalized, Cowdrey and Freney headline

Matthew Cowdrey brings experience to the men’s team, while 21-year-old Jacqueline Freney will lead a women’s squad abundant in youth.

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For Second-Straight Year, Health Costs Weggemann Shot at U.S. Travel Squad

13-time World Champion Mallory Weggemann has again missed a major team with health issues.

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Konkoly Sets Another American Record At 2014 Can-Am Championships In Miami

Following up to an already impressive Day One at the 2014 U.S. Paralympics CanAm Championships at Miami’s Ransom Everglades School,…

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Paralympic American Record Holder Michelle Konkoly: Video Interview

Video Interview with Michelle Konkoly after her American record breaking performances in Miami.

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