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Diary Date for potential Paralympic Swimmers

ASA | Swim England

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Are you a talented swimmer with a disability? Have you, or someone you know, been inspired by the fantastic achievements in the pool at the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships where British Swimmers won 55 medals?

British Swimming is running talent identification sessions with events taking place in Plymouth, Lancaster and Hereford on Saturday 2nd November 2013. Why not encourage potential swimmers to come along to a session and take the first steps to their own competitive success in the future.

To be eligible swimmers need to be able to swim at least 25 metres and be keen to take part in competitive disability swimming. You should be in one of the disability groups listed below also be new to disability swimming, i.e. not been through a talent assessment session previously or been classified.

Full details of dates and venues are below - please note bookings need to be made by 18th October via the website. For any queries please email disability@swimming.org

Disability Groups for attendance criteria

• Physical: 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

Saturday 2nd November

Plymouth Life Centre, Mayflower Drive, Plymouth PL2 3DG. 10.30am-midday

Lancaster University Sports Centre, Bailrigg, Lancaster LA1 4XX. 11.15am-1pm

Hereford Leisure Pool, St Martin’s Avenue, Hereford HR2 7RQ. 2.45pm-4pm

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