Paralympics swimming is a sporting event for the people with disability. Paralympics swimming is not only organized in Paralympic games but throughout the world at the disabled sports competitions.
Since 1960, swimming has been a part of Paralympics games and has observed a no. of countries and their athletes taking part which are increasing every four year in number.The International Paralympics Committee governs the sport, and the rules and regulations are set forth by the International Swimming Federation (FINA).
Despite being visually impaired this man is regarded as one of the best Paralympian swimmers of all time. He has won 18 gold medals between 1984 and 1992. Edgson has set nine world records in his active career and has also been bestowed with BC Disabled Athlete of the year thrice.
No one can judge the age of this lady by the number of achievements and honors she has added to her name. Ellie Simmonds is the winner of 4 gold medals at the Paralympics event and was the youngest athlete in the Great Britain’s team in 2008 Beijing Olympics being only 13 years of age; she also won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award the same year.