Swimming for men and women has been a part of the Paralympic program since the first Games in 1960 in Rome, Italy.  Today, the races are highly competitive and among the largest and most popular events in the Paralympic Games. Paralympic swimming competitions occur in 50-meter pools and, while competing, no prostheses or assistive devices may be worn.

Paralympic swimming competition is open to male and female athletes with physical disabilities such as dwarfism, amputation/limb loss, blindness/visual impairment, spinal cord injury/wheelchair-users, cerebral palsy/brain injury/stroke, cognitive impairment and Les autres.

For more information on U.S. Paralympics Swimming, email paralympicsport.info@usoc.org.

Find a local program in your community - visit the Paralympic Resource Network.

Performance Incentive Overall Ranking List - 2018

 Women  Men
 Rank Name Points Total Rank Name Points Total
 1  Rebecca Meyers  19   1  Tharon Drake 21 
 2  Gia Pergolini 15  2 Evan Austin 16
 3 Elizabeth Smith 11  3  Robert Griswold 15
 4 Cortney Jordan 10  4 Curtis Lovejoy 14
 4  Leanne Smith 10  5  Lawrence Sapp 12

 

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