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Paralympic Champion Ollie Hynd Announces Break from Competitive Swimming

British Paralympic champion Ollie Hynd has announced that he is taking a break from competitive swimming after being reclassified.


Paralympian Amy Marren Retires at 21, Cites Classification ‘Inconsistency’

Marren, the 2016 SM9 200 IM bronze medalist, listed classification issues as one reason for announcing her retirement last weekend.


Paralympics Cham Ellie Simmonds OBE rekindles love for water With Team Speedo

Speedo, the world’s leading swimwear brand, signs British Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds OBE to join its growing roster of British talent on Team Speedo.

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S8-S9-S8-S9: GBR’s Ollie Hynd Reclassified for Third Time Since March

Hynd, a Paralympic champion, has gone from S8 to S9, then back to S8, then again to S9 in a matter of months.


Para Classification Chaos: New System Only Renews Past Woes

With the new classification system in place, para athletes have begun the reclassification process – but the sport seems plagued with as much disarray as ever.


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.


Peaty, Hynd, Shuttleworth Among Swim England Award Winners

World record holder and Olympic champion Adam Peaty was among those athletes, volunteers and coaches recognized at the 2017 Swim England…

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Paralympic Champions Headline British Worlds Team

British Para-Swimming has announced a 26-strong team for the World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico which takes place from 30 September…


Benson Clears Milestone, 2 Para Swimming WR Fall In Sheffield

Craig Benson cracked the minute mark in the men’s 100m breaststroke at the 2017 British Summer National Championships in Sheffield.


Ollie Hynd has Eyes on Tokyo 2020 Paralympics (VIDEO)

2016 Paralympic Champion Ollie Hynd talks about Tokyo 2020

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7-Time Paralympic Champion Sascha Kindred Announces Retirement

Sascha Kindred has competed at every IPC World Championship in swimming since they began in 1994.

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Willmott, Hynd Named English Ambassadors for Commonwealth Games

In preparation for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, 30 athletes have been named to Team England’s Athlete Ambassador Program. Swimmers Aimee Willmott and Ollie Hynd, as well as diver Freddie Woodward, are included.

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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.


Furniss Receives Special Achievement Award

Bill Furniss was recognized with a special achievement award at the Nottinghamshire Sports Awards…

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