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Tokyo Paralympics Day 2: Mereshko Cracks SM6 200 IM World Record in Prelims

Ukraine’s Yelyzaveta Mereshko took about one-third of a second off the SM6 200 IM world record, set by Great Britain’s Maisie Summers-Newton in 2019.

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Great Britain Names 24 to 2019 World Para Swimming Championships Rosters

Great Britain announced the para swimmers who will compete at its upcoming home world championships in London.

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Summers-Newton Shaves 2 Seconds Off Own S6 200 IM World Record

Simmons shattered her own world record at the Glasgow stop of the World Para Swimming World Series Thursday. 

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Liesette Bruinsma Crushes S11 400 WR at Para European Champs Day 3

The Netherlands’ Liesette Bruinsma set the new record by over six seconds.

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Russians break 4 world records on day 5 of IPC World Championships

A day after losing the medal count lead to Ukraine, Russia struck back on day 5 with 4 world records and a pile of golds to take back the top of the medal table.

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Canada Picks Up Two Gold as the Ukraine Continues to Dominate

The crowd in Montreal, Canada at the IPC Swimming World Championships had reason to cheer right from the get go…

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American Victoria Arlen Crushes World Record By 7 Seconds; Canada Cup Sunday Recap

Teenager Victoria Arlen destroyed a World Record in Montreal.


Victoria Arlen Leads 4 IPC World Record Charge to Kick Off Paralympic Trials

Victoria Arlen stole the show in night 1. Superstar Jessica Long also broke two World Records (Photo Courtesy: New England Swimming)


This Day in Swimming History: November 11, 1989 – Davis Fatally Hit by Car

On November 11th, 1989, one of the great Canadian swimmers in history, Victor Davis, was struck by a car outside…

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