Daniel Dias

2016 Rio Paralympics: Day 1 Finals Recap

2016 RIO PARALYMPIC GAMES Wednesday, September 7 – Sunday, September 18, 2016 Swimming: Thursday, September 8 – Saturday, September 17,…

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2016 Rio Paralympics: Day 1 Prelims Recap

China’s Jia Hongguang got the meet off to a fast start, setting the World, Paralympic and Asian Record with his morning swim. His time of 1:12.27 is a big drop for Jia and breaks his teammate Zheng Tao’s World Record (1:12.94), who is seeded seconding going into tonight’s final after his morning swim of 1:13.59.


Youngsters Excel At IPC Euros Day 3 Prelims

A series of youngsters put in strong performances at the 2016 IPC Swimming European Open Championships on Tuesday (3 May), heading into the finals as some of the fastest qualifiers in Funchal, Portugal.

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Brazil’s Dias Wins Laureus World Sportsperson With A Disability Award

Daniel Dias, who currently holds 20 S5 World Records, won the award for World Sportsperson with a Disability at this weekend’s Laureus Awards.

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Phelps, Ledecky & Peaty Among 2016 Laureus World Sports Award Nominees

Americans Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky join Britan’s Adam Peaty and Brazil’s Daniel Dias among the 2016 Laureus Sports Awards nominees.

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2015 Swammy Awards: Ihar Boki, Male Para-Swimmer of the Year

Check out all of our 2015 Swammy Awards here. 2015 Male Para-Swimmer of the Year: Ihar Boki, Belarus In a year…


IPC Swimming To Offer Live Stream Of Parapan Am Games

The International Paralympic Committee will be offering a live streaming of four sports which includes swimming from the 2015 Toronto Parapan American Games.

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Watch The IPC World Championship Teams “Shake It Off” (Video)

The IPC Swimmers and meet organizers worked together to create their version of a music video for Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off”.

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Russia Ties Ukraine At 55 Medals With One Day Of IPC World Championships Remaining

Six World Records from as many countries fell on the second to last day of the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships.

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IPC Stars Break Three World Records On Night 1 Of World Championships

The first night of the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships was highlighted by three World Records and eleven championship records.

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2015 IPC World Championships: Quotes From Day One

“It’s actually my first world record I’ve done, and I walked into this competition not knowing what to expect.” – Ellie Cole

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Daniel Dias, Susanna Riberio Lead Brazil’s Squad Bound for 2015 IPC World Championships

Team Brazil has announced its roster of 23 swimmers set to compete at the 2015 IPC World Championships in Glasgow this…


2014 Swammy Awards: Male Para-Swimming Athlete of the Year Yevheniy Bohodayko of Ukraine

To see all of the 2014 Swammy Award winners, presented by TYR, click here. 2014 Honoree: Yevheniy Bohodayko, Ukraine With a…

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Para Pan Pacs: Catching Up On The Records Broken Through Day 3

Numerous records have been broken during the first three days of Para Pan Pacs in Pasadena, California.

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Video Interview: Daniel Dias of Brazil After Breaking WR in 50 Fly S5

Following Daniel Dias’ world record S5 50m Butterfly swim on Day 1 of the Para Pan Pacs, Mallory Weggemann caught up with him to share in the excitement of his record-setting performance.

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