Tokyo Funding (2017-20)

World Class Programme
Athlete Performance Award

Athlete Places


Historical Funding












Disability Swimming has one of the highest number of participants at the Paralympic Games, with men and women competing separately in events ranging from 50 to 400 metres in freestyle, and 50 to 100m in butterfly across ten functional categories for freestyle, backstroke and butterfly, all identified by the letter S (Swimming), nine more for breaststroke, called SB (Breaststroke), and a further ten for the medley, called SM. 

Find out more on the British Swimming website.

Performance target for 2017: 30-40 medals at the World Championships

  • Gemma Field

    Press Officer

    Phone: 01509 640238 / 07917 726431

  • Maurice Watkins


  • David Sparkes

    Chief Executive

  • Chris Furber

    Performance Director


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Funding Partners
  • Department for Culture, Media & Sport
Official Partners
  • BAE Systems
  • BUPA
Strategic Partners
  • British Olympic Association
  • Paralympics GB
  • Sport England
  • Sport Northern Ireland
  • Sport Wales
  • Sport Scotland