Paralympic & IPC Swimming

Commonwealth Countdown: Pascoe Back To Breast In Women’s Para-Events

One defending Paralympic champ is New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe in the SM10 200 IM. Pascoe blew out the Rio field with a 2:24.90 that still holds up as the world record.


Ollie Hynd “Heartbroken and Confused” Over New Para Classification

British Swimming has begun the mandated para swimming reclassification process, including the move of Olympic gold medalist Ollie Hynd from S8 to S9.


Paralympic Gold Medalist Huang Wenpan Dies In Car Accident

Huang Wenpan, a successful Chinese para swimmer who won multiple medals in Rio, died today in a car accident.

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IPC Issues Statement Following The Death Of Stephen Hawking

Professor Stephen Hawking was an extraordinary man and a pioneer for all people with an impairment around the world. He embodied the word ability more than anyone.

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Vica Beelner Sets First Ever SM5 400 IM American Record

It appears no American female SM5 swimmer had completed a sanctioned 400 IM before Beelner.


Commonwealth Games Bronze Medalist Suspended for 3 Years

Indian swimmer-turned-coach Prasanta Karmakar, a bronze medalist at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, has been suspended for 3 years by the India…

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Aussie Para Swimmers Take Stage At National Championships

2018 AUSTRALIAN SWIMMING TRIALS Wednesday, February 28th – Saturday, March 3rd Optus Aquatic Centre, Marine Parade, Southport, Queensland Prelims at…


Robert Griswold Clears 3 American Records for S8 Swimmers

Fresno Pacific junior Robert Griswold has broken 3 more American Records for S8 swimmers, including taking one event far below a…


2016 Paralympic Gold Medalist Steph Slater Retires at 27

Stephanie Slater (middle) won 2 medals at her first and only Paralympic Games as an athlete.


Brisith World Para Swimming World Series Squad Announced

The squad features a mixture of experienced swimmers, with some emerging talent – giving many the opportunity to hone their skills before heading off to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in April.


Setting Up 2018 in World Para Swimming

We’re now a couple months removed from the 2017 Para Swimming World Championships, and approaching the start of another busy season in…


IPC Announces 6 Fewer Events for Tokyo, Same Number of Athletes as Rio

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will feature six fewer swim races in total than in Rio.


2018 Commonwealth Games to Increase Number of Para-Athletes and Medals

This year’s Games will set a record in the number of para-athletes and medal events offered. Up to 300 para-athletes will be able to compete. Additionally, 38 medals across seven sports will be up for grabs.


Canada To Send Largest Para-Swimming Contingent To Commonwealth Games

Swimming Canada is nominating 11 Para-swimmers to its 2018 Commonwealth Games team, which will be the largest integrated team in Canadian swimming history.

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Paralympian Stephanie Dixon Receives Order Of Canada

Paralympic swimmer Stephanie Dixon was among the 125 appointments announced to the Order of Canada this week,

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