Classification Eligibility Guidelines for Disability Swimming (S1 - S15)

Classification groups S1-S15 are for those swimmers with a functional, visual, intellectual or hearing impairment. Para-swimming events are prefixed with S, SB or SM and a number. The prefixes stand for the event and the number indicates the sport class the athlete competes in the respective event.

The prefixes stand for:

S:   Freestyle, Butterfly and Backstroke events

SB: Breaststroke

SM: Individual Medley

Training Kit

- Kick Board (small)
- Pullbuoy (small)
- Fins (short)
- Water bottle minimum size 75ml
- Hat
- Spare goggles (recommended)
- Mesh bag (optional)