A group of six swimmers are part of the New Zealand Special Olympic team competing at the World Summer Games 2015 this week.
Emily Paalvast is the first of 18 Gateway students in Rotorua to complete a Swimming New Zealand Assistant Swim Teacher Award.
Taranaki swimmer Charlotte Webby has finished 45th in the women’s 10km Open Water Swim at the FINA World Swimming Championships in Russia.
Swimming New Zealand is excited to announce that SKY will be broadcasting the 16th FINA World Championships live from Sunday 2 August to Monday 10 August (NZT).
Rotorua swimmer Kane Radford has finished 30th in the men’s 10km Open Water Swim at the FINA World Swimming Championships in Russia.
Rotorua’s Kane Radford and Taranaki’s Charlotte Webby lead the New Zealand campaign at the FINA World Championships in Russia on Monday (local time).
Earlier in the year Alice Leslie, who has Spina Bifida, was able to take part in a Swimming New Zealand education course with the support of the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation.
North Shore swimmer Ra’eez Warley has broken five New Zealand age group records in the past two weeks ahead of his first New Zealand Short Course Championships next month.
The New Zealand Para-Swimming team have shown themselves as a force to be reckoned with at next years’ Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.