Canada’s Aurelie Rivard broke her own Paralympic record on the way to winning the women’s 100 metres freestyle S10 title, edging out rival Sophie Pascoe of New Zealand at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium this evening.
Great Britain’s Sascha Kindred won his seventh gold medal in his sixth Paralympic Games today, claiming the men’s 200 metres individual medley SM6 title in a world record time at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe claimed the eighth Paralympic title of her career after winning the women’s 200 metres individual medley SM10 final in a world record time at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
Carlos Serrano won Colombia’s first Paralympic gold medal for 36 years, and only the country’s second of all time across all sports, after storming to a world record-breaking success in the men’s 100 metres breaststroke SB7 at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
China were the dominant force on the second day of swimming action at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, claiming five gold medals in world record times at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
Home favourite Daniel Dias began his quest to become the most decorated male Paralympian of all time by winning a gold medal in the men’s 200 metres freestyle S5 on the opening day of Rio 2016 swimming action here.
Four-time world champion Tully Kearney has been forced to withdraw from Great Britain’s swimming team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games due to a shoulder injury.
Britain's Ellie Simmonds has claimed she is confident the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next month will be a success even after series of drastic cuts were made to the event due to financial problems.
IPC find no evidence of intentional misrepresentation in swimming following investigation of 16 possible cases
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has uncovered “no sufficient evidence” of intentional misrepresentation in swimming after they conducted a “thorough examination” of 16 cases, the governing body has announced.
Swimmer Elena Krawzow has been named as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month for June.
Dates announced for 2017 World Para Swimming and Powerlifting Championships as site visit begins in Mexico City
Dates of the 2017 World Para Swimming and Powerlifting Championships in Mexico City have been announced by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) today.
Twelve-time Paralympic gold medallist Jessica Long has been named in the US Paralympics’ 31-strong swimming team following the conclusion of their three-day trials in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Six records were set on the final day of the US Paralympic Swim Trials in Charlotte, with Michelle Konkoly and Zach Shattuck producing the best performances.
Michelle Konkoly broke the women’s 50 metres freestyle S9 world record in both the preliminary and final rounds on day two of competition at the United States Paralympic Swim Trials at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte.
Fourteen-year-old Alexander Quesada-Amor broke one of seven national record as the US Paralympic Swim Trials began at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte.