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2017 Aussie SC C'ships: Seebohm Claims 25th Aussie SC Title

SwimSwam - 27 Oct 2017
Grant Pattersonwas tonight's S3 100m backstroke winner for the men in 2:03.51, while Katja Dedekind won the S13 classification for the women in 1:10.74. Liam Hunter was tonight's men's 100m breaststroke winner in a time of 58.27. 2016 Olympian Taylor ...
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Coral Farrell strikes gold in MC 200m IM

The Home of Swimming | Swimming.org - 03 Aug 2017
Wycombe District's Katie Crowhurst, also in the S13 classification, clocked 3:00.12 to complete the podium. In the men's event, Sol Bressat of Jersey Tigers ducked almost three seconds under his PB time to take gold. The 22 year-old S14 swimmer took ...
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English swimmers benefit from Backing the Best programme

The Home of Swimming | Swimming.org - 27 Jun 2017
Katie Crowhurst, 13, is a member of British Swimming's Para-Academy who competes in the S13 classification for visually impaired athletes. She had to move to a club further away from home to take advantage of better facilities, longer training hours ...
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Para-swimming classification - Swimming.org

The Home of Swimming! (press release) (blog) - 25 Jun 2016
Para-swimming classification is used to ensure a level playing field for competitive para-swimmers. At major international para-swimming competitions such as at the Paralympic Games, athletes will only compete against athletes in the same class ...
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BBC Radio Reports On Alleged Paralympic Classification Cheating

SwimSwam - 24 Sep 2017
The IPC (International Paralympic Committee) has 14 different classifications in swimming that group together athletes with similar levels of disability to create competitive brackets. Some are fairly straightforward (S11 to S13 are for legally blind ...
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Blue Mountains swimmers to race at Australian Championships

Blue Mountains Gazette - 17 Apr 2017
Springwood swimmer and Australian Dolphins team member Jenna Jones competed in 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, and 100 backstroke as an S13 classified multi-class swimmer. For Ella, Daniel, Levi, Connor and Haig, the 2017 Georgina Hope Foundation ...
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Para Pan Pacs Preview: Decoding the S1-S14 Classification System

SwimSwam - 05 Aug 2014
The visually impaired athletes range from S11 to S13 with S11 being completely blind, S12 falling in the middle in terms of impairment and S13 having the least level impairment. Note, however, that all athletes in the visual impairment classes are ...
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Tully Kearney takes MC 100m Back gold

The Home of Swimming | Swimming.org - 06 Aug 2017
This was the highest points score of any para-swimmer throughout the competition. “I really wanted to improve on what I did in heats, so gold was a massive achievement,” said Kearney, who won her World titles in the S9 classification two years ago. “I ...
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Speedo Signs Paralympian Becca Meyers

SwimSwam - 12 Jun 2017
Becca Meyers is classification S13, SB13,and SM13. Meyers was born with Usher syndrome; she has been deaf since she was born. She is also losing her vision due to Retinis Pigmentosa. She has a Seeing Eye dog named Birdie who is pictured above and ...
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IPC Launches Review Of Para-Swimming Classifications

SwimSwam - 07 Jan 2016
The first research area will focus on drag, propulsion, and coordination within the S1-S10 categories. Research into the visual impairment system (S11-S13) is already ongoing at the Free University of Amsterdam. Changes in the classification system ...
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Understanding Paralympic swimming: a history and guide

Excelle Sports - 08 Sep 2016
The classification of S11-S13 represents visual impairment, the athletes who are blind are assisted with a 'tapper' which taps them on their head when arriving into each wall. The relatively new classification, S14, represents intellectual disability ...
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Rio dream to become reality for Templeton

The Advocate - 14 Apr 2016
Templeton was born with Retinitis Pigmentosa which is a degenerative disease of the eye meaning he competes in the S13 classification as a visually impaired athlete. The TIS scholarship athlete has become the first Tasmanian swimmer since Scott ...
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Shelby Newkirk Sets S7 100 Back WR at Para Swimming Canadian Open

SwimSwam - 04 Oct 2017
Day two of the Para Swimming Canadian Open featured the women's and men's S1-S13 50 free, SB4-SB9 and SB11-SB14 100 breast, S1-S2 and S6-S14 100 back, and the men's SB1-SB3 50 breast and 4×100 free. Note that in para swimming, the objectively fastest ...
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Rare Diseases in Rio: Rebecca Meyers (Usher Syndrome)

Rare Disease Report - 13 Sep 2016
Rare Diseases in Rio: Rebecca Meyers (Usher Syndrome). SEPTEMBER 13, 2016. RDR Staff. Name: Rebecca Meyers Sport: Swimming Event(s): 50m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle, 400m Freestyle, 100m Butterfly, 200m IM Classification: S13, SB13, SM13
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US Olympic Committee Announces Best Of July Finalists

SwimSwam - 02 Aug 2017
Set American, Pan American and world records in the S13 200-meter backstroke, while winning her classification at the World Para Swimming World Series circuit in Berlin. Venus Williams (Palm Beach Gardens, Florida), Tennis At age 37, advanced to her ...
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Jamery eyes medals in Rio after easy win in the pool

The Borneo Post - 08 Aug 2016
Other Sarawak gold medal winners were Vinton Jarit in the men's 100m freestyle S13 classification, Isak Ngau (S11) and Jeffry Nowel Jana (S8), Galang Jabai (S7), Sallehin Pandita (S6); Donny SA in the men's 50m backstroke S8 classification and Dominic ...
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Home Nations Championships medals for Worcester swimmers

Worcester News - 26 Aug 2017
In the multi-classification events as a S13 visually impaired swimmer Redfern won a 200m individual medley bronze. His heat time of 2.31.21 was way off his PB but in the final he improved to 2.26.92 to win the race and get third on multi-classification ...

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