Swimming at the Paralympic Games
The Paralympic Games are one of the most unique and prestigious events in the entire world, due to the positive impact they have on society. They give anyone, no matter the physical or mental conditions, the opportunity to compete for a medal in the sports world.
That being said, Para Swimming is one of the most exciting sports in this incredible event.
Today the focus will be on “Vision Impairment”
There are 3 different sport classes for Vision Impairment:
Source: (World Para Swimming, 2022)
Success in different classes:
For the SB13 class at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, Boki won the men’s 50 freestyle.
In the SB11 class, Dorsman won the men’s gold in the 100 meter breaststroke.
Countries with the most medals at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games
(All sports and categories)
United States of America: 722 Medals
Great Britain: 725 Medals
Netherlands: 435 Medals
Source: (International Paralympic Committee, 2021)
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Last update: June, 2022