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Swimming Times Paralympic Special

The current issue of Swimming Times is a 112-page bumper edition allowing you to re-live the spectacular 10-day Paralympic swimming programme.

If you’re passionate about all things aquatics and want to be in-the-know then Swimming Times is the magazine for you – the only magazine with all the latest news, views and features for British aquatics.

The October special edition is available when subscribing or by purchasing from selected WHSmith stores and all good newsagents. Click here for a list of stores or for help finding your local stockist please call 01778 391150.


Paralympic focus
Day by day coverage of the 10-day Paralympic swimming programme

Decision Day
A Commonwealth Games finalist wrestles with the dilemma of when and whether to retire

Great Places to Swim
Pool reviewer Bob Holman returns to open air Chagford Pool on the very edge of Dartmoor

Honesty Box
Ealing’s Dave Heathcock explains why he was another country’s Coach of the Year in 2011

Swimming Mum
It’s not the winning but the taking part – but not for Britain’s army of armchair sports fans

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Swimming Times are offering a free gift for new subscribers to the magazine and the choice is yours.  

As a new subscriber the annual cost is £26.00 (in the UK) and you can choose one of the following:

  • Tom Daley: My Story hardback book (RRP: £16.99)
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