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Diary date for potential Paralympic swimmers

14 October 2013

If you think you are a talented swimmer with a disability and were inspired by the fantastic results from the IPC Swimming World Championships then why not come along and take the first steps to your competitive success?

Click here for further details and bookings.

If so, British Swimming is running talent identification sessions on Saturday 2 November in Plymouth, Lancaster and Hereford. Please note bookings need to be made by 18 October.

To be eligible you need to be able to swim at least 25 metres and be keen to take part in competitive disability swimming.  You should be new to disability swimming and have not been through a talent assessment session previously or been classified.

Disability groups for attendance criteria:

  • Cerebral Palsy, amputee, spinal injuries, Dwarfism, Polio, Spina bifida, Multiple sclerosis, Arthrogryposis (Please note this list is not exhaustive but provides a guide)
  • Visual impairment
  • Intellectual: IQ of below 75
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