Photo Vault: 2016 Paralympics, Thursday and Friday Swimming

2016 RIO PARALYMPIC GAMES

  • Wednesday, September 7 – Sunday, September 18, 2016
  • Swimming: Thursday, September 8 – Saturday, September 17, 2016
  • Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Prelims 9:30 AM / Finals 5:30 PM (local time)
  • IPC World Records
  • Live stream links: NBC / IPC
  • Schedule/Results

All photos courtesy of OIS/IOC.

Roy Perkind USA wins the Silver Medal in the Men's 200m Freestyle - S5 Final in the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday 8th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS.  Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Roy Perkind USA wins the Silver Medal in the Men’s 200m Freestyle – S5 Final in the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday 8th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Lakeisha Patterson AUS celebrates with her team mate Maddison Elliott AUS after winning the Gold Medal and breaking the world record the Women's 400m Freestyle - S8 Final in the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday 8th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS.  Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Lakeisha Patterson AUS celebrates with her team mate Maddison Elliott AUS after winning the Gold Medal and breaking the world record the Women’s 400m Freestyle – S8 Final in the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday 8th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

In Kook Lee KOR  wins the Men's 100m Backstroke - S14 Final in the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday 8th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS.  Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

In Kook Lee KOR wins the Men’s 100m Backstroke – S14 Final in the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday 8th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Jessica Long USA prepares to compete in the Women's 100m Butterfly - S8 Final at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. She finished third. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday 9th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS/IOC.  Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Jessica Long USA prepares to compete in the Women’s 100m Butterfly – S8 Final at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. She finished third. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday 9th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS/IOC. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Kateryna Tkachuk UKR prepares for the start of the Women's 100m Backstroke - S11 Final at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday 9th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS/IOC.  Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Kateryna Tkachuk UKR prepares for the start of the Women’s 100m Backstroke – S11 Final at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday 9th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS/IOC. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Manon Vernarien NED, Silver Medallist Ellie Cole AUS and Bronze Medallist Jailing XU CHN (left to right) compete in the Women's 400m Freestyle - S9 Final at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday 9th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS/IOC.  Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Manon Vernarien NED, Silver Medallist Ellie Cole AUS and Bronze Medallist Jailing XU CHN (left to right) compete in the Women’s 400m Freestyle – S9 Final at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday 9th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS/IOC. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Li Zhang CHN winner of the Gold Medal in the Women's 200m Freestyle - S5 Final in the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday 8th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS.  Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Li Zhang CHN winner of the Gold Medal in the Women’s 200m Freestyle – S5 Final in the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday 8th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Gustavo Sanchez Martinez MEX competing in the Men's 100m Freesyle S4 in the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday 8th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS.  Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Gustavo Sanchez Martinez MEX competing in the Men’s 100m Freesyle S4 in the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday 8th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Gold Medallist Brenden Hall AUS (left) and Silver Medallist Federico Morlacchi ITA compete in the Men's 400m Freestyle - S9 Final at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday 9th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS/IOC.  Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Gold Medallist Brenden Hall AUS (left) and Silver Medallist Federico Morlacchi ITA compete in the Men’s 400m Freestyle – S9 Final at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday 9th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS/IOC. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Tao Zheng CHN wins the Men's 100 Backstroke S6 in the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday 8th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS/IOC.  Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Tao Zheng CHN wins the Men’s 100 Backstroke S6 in the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday 8th September 2016. Photo: Bob Martin for OIS/IOC. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

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Sportinindc

Beautiful images.

Just wow

Thank you SwimSwam for the photos and coverage

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