British Paralympic champion Ollie Hynd has announced that he is taking a break from competitive swimming after being reclassified.
Marren, the 2016 SM9 200 IM bronze medalist, listed classification issues as one reason for announcing her retirement last weekend.
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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Hynd, a Paralympic champion, has gone from S8 to S9, then back to S8, then again to S9 in a matter of months.
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.
British Swimming has begun the mandated para swimming reclassification process, including the move of Olympic gold medalist Ollie Hynd from S8 to S9.
World record holder and Olympic champion Adam Peaty was among those athletes, volunteers and coaches recognized at the 2017 Swim England…
British Para-Swimming has announced a 26-strong team for the World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico which takes place from 30 September…
Craig Benson cracked the minute mark in the men’s 100m breaststroke at the 2017 British Summer National Championships in Sheffield.
2016 Paralympic Champion Ollie Hynd talks about Tokyo 2020
Sascha Kindred has competed at every IPC World Championship in swimming since they began in 1994.
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.
2016 RIO PARALYMPIC GAMES Wednesday, September 7 – Sunday, September 18, 2016 Swimming: Thursday, September 8 – Saturday, September 17,…
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.