With 26 Paralympic medals, Spanish swimmer Teresa Perales plans to break Michael Phelps’ record of 28 at Tokyo 2020. (Metro)
A 69-year-old Australian became the second-oldest person to swim the English Channel. (Morning Bulletin)
Should the University of North Carolina have dropped its swimming requirement? (Daily Tarheel)
USA Swimming’s first-ever 18 & Under World 100 ranking features a five-way tie for first place.
Yusra Mardini, the 18-year-old Olympic swimmer for the refugee team, was among the honorees at the UN’s first Global Goals Awards. (Washington Post)
An Indonesian swimmer sparked a censorship debate after her swimsuit was blurred out during a poolside interview. (News.com.au)
Overzealous Indonesian TV station #CNNIndonesia blurred images of a female athlete in a national swim event!? pic.twitter.com/DhxKiv27uW— ceu ribet (@Ceuribet) September 18, 2016
In the final days of the 2016 #Paralympics, we’re diving into #BobMartin’s photograph which is so beautifully and graphically composed, and so structured, that the details come into focus only after a moment of looking. Here swimmer Avi Torres has taken off his prostheses, which are not permitted in the pool, as he sets off at the start of the 200m freestyle heats during the 2004 Paralympic Games. #whoshotsports