International Paralympic Committee

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.

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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.

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World Para Swimming Revises Classification Rules, Process for 2018

WPS announced new classification rules effective January 1st.

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U.S. Paralympics Announces World Para Swimming Team

The US Paralympic Committee announced the US World Para Swimming team last week.

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Russian Paralympic Committee Must Apply For Reinstatement

On Monday, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) informed the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) that they must meet a specific reinstatement…

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Russians Call Possible Paralympic Ban ‘Inhumane’

The entire Russian team could be banned from the Paralympic Games in Rio, with the International Paralympic Committee set to…

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US Paralympic Committee to Host 14 Sanctioned Meets in 2015; More Than Double 2014

For the second year, Crafton Hills College Aquatic Center will host the California Classic, one of 11 USPC-sanctioned meets to be held in the U.S.

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Sophie Pascoe Named IPC Athlete of the Month

New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe is the recipient of the August IPC Athlete of the Month award.

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