Seven-time Para World champion Alice Tai of Great Britain has decided to withdraw from the 2021 Olympics due to an elbow injury that requires a full recovery.
20-year-old Simone Barlaam racked up gold medals for Italy in the 100m free, 100 back, 100 fly and 50 free in 2019, setting two World Records.
Tai, who competes in the SB8, SM8 and S8 categories, is a champion at Paralympic, World, European and Commonwealth level.
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3 swimmers, including Regan Smith (above) were nominated for Laureus World Sport Awards in 2020, but aquatic sports came home empty handed on Monday.
La campionessa paralimpica Amy Marren, medaglia di bronzo alle Paralimpiadi di Rio del 2016, ha annunciato il suo ritiro a 21 anni.
Marren, the 2016 SM9 200 IM bronze medalist, listed classification issues as one reason for announcing her retirement last weekend.
Nathan Adrian (above) returned from testicular cancer treatment to win 2 gold medals at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.
Adam Peaty è stato proclamato “Nuotatore dell’anno” dalla British Swimming. E’ la terza volta che riceve il premio, dopo le edizioni 2016 e 2017.
Adam Peaty has won British Swimming’s Swimmer of the Year honor for the 3rd time, but was beaten-out for overall Athlete of the Year.
Multi-time world champion Alice Tai headlines the 21 selections to Britain’s Podium squad for 2019-2020.
Meyers swam a WR in the S12 200 IM, taking silver in the mixed-class event, less than 30 minutes before her AR 100 free.
Britain’s Alice Tai says her stellar form at the 2019 World Para-Swimming Championships is down to concentrating on herself instead of external factors.
Tai has now won the women’s S8 400 free, 100 fly, 100 back and 100 free this week in London. She was classed down from S9 to S8 last year.
Awards were given out for best female and male, best female and male with high support needs, best female and male junior, and best team.
Twenty-year-old world record holder Alice Tai won the S8 100 free by well over two seconds at Worlds after being classes down from S9 last year.