Tokyo Time for Para Swimmers

24 August 2021
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Written by: Swimming Victoria

It’s Tokyo time for our Paralympic athletes! The swimming competition begins on Wednesday 25 August, so here’s when to watch our Victorians going for Gold.

Emily Beecroft – Traralgon
Coached by Dean Gooch

4 x 100m Freestyle Relay – Sunday 29 Aug
100m Freestyle S9 – Tuesday 31 Aug
4 x 100m Medley Relay – Thursday 2 Sep

Timothy Disken – PLC Aquatic
Coached by Yuriy Vdovychenko

100m Breaststroke SB8 – Thursday 26 Aug
50m Freestyle S9 – Sunday 29 Aug
4 x 100m Medley Relay – Friday 3 Sep

Ahmed Kelly – Melbourne Vicentre
Coached by Yuriy Vdovychenko

50m Breaststroke SB3 - Wednesday 25 Aug
150m Individual Medley SM3 – Saturday 28 Aug

Ashleigh McConnell – Melbourne Vicentre
Coached by Sebastian Bettiol

4 x 100m Freestyle Relay - Sunday 29 Aug
100m Freestyle S9 – Tuesday 31 Aug

Col Pearse – Kew
Coached by Matt King

100m Butterfly S10 – Tuesday 31 Aug
100m Backstroke S10 – Thursday 2 Sep
200m Individual Medley SM10 – Friday 3 Sep

Good luck Emily, Tim, Ahmed, Ashleigh and Col!

Want to know more about the team? Check out ASCTA’s Paralympic Preview here.

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will start on Tuesday 24 August, with the first swimming session starting on Wednesday 25 August. Heats are from 10:00am – 12:45pm and finals from 6:00pm – 10:00pm (AEST). Catch all the action on 7Plus and get the latest news from Tokyo on Swimming Australia’s social media channels. 


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