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Amputee swimmers during the British International Para Swimming Meet in Glasgow. Photo Steffen Berk, Talbronstein.net
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From March 26 to 29, 2015, amputee swimmers and swimmers with other disabilities from around the world took part in the British Para-Swimming International Meet at Glasgow’s Tollcross International Swimming Centre. The event was one of the largest open competitions for Para-Swimming and attracted teams from countries all over the world. The competition was also a key qualification meet for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships, which will be taking place from 13-19 July, at the same venue. To view 56 photographs taken during the competition - please click here: GLASGOW 2015 SET 1 | SET 2

Amputee Swimmers during the IWAS World Games 2013 in Stadskanaal

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Amputee SwimmersFrom March 7 to 9, 2014, amputee swimmers and swimmers with other disabilities from Denmark, Israel, Sweden, India, the Netherlands, Germany and other countries met in Esbjerg for this year's International Danish Open Swimming Championships. To view two sets of photographs taken during the competition - please click here:
ESBJERG 2014 SET 1 | SET 2
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Amputee SwimmersOn November 16 and 16, 2913, disabled swimmers from all over Germany were in Goslar to take part in this year's German Short Course Swimming Championships for disabled athletes. To check results and view 40 photographs taken during the first day of the event - please click here:
GOSLAR 2013
Malmo 2013
Amputee SwimmersFrom February 7 to 10, 2013, hundreds of amputee athletes and athletes with other disabilities from all over the world were in the Swedish city of Malmö to take part in this year's Malmo Open Sports event. Once again participants competed in several sports, including Wheelchair Basketball, Goalball, Swimming, Ice Sledge Hocky, Curling and Table Tennis. To find out more, check results and view 56 photographs taken during the swimming event - please click here: MALMO 2013
IWAS World Games 1+2
Amputee AthletesFrom September 19 to 21, 2013 amputee athletes and athletes with other disabilities took part in the IWAS World Games swimming competition. This year's IWAS World Games were organized in Stadskanaal and attended by disabled athletes from from around the world. Please click here:
STADSKANAAL 2013 SET 1 | SET 2
Otto Bock Genium leg

Click to watch the new Otto Bock Genium leg in action!At the 2010 ORTHOPÄDIE + REHA-TECHNIK fair in Leipzig Otto Bock Health Care presented the new Genium Bionic System, a mechatronic knee joint, which is microprocessor- controlled and makes it possible for above knee amputees to walk up stairs. Watch Sven Zarling, who has been an above knee amputee for 30 years, walking up and down stairs wearing the new Genium leg.
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PARALYMPICS ATHENS

Paralympics Photographs Slide Show Photo Steffen Berk, TALBRONSTEIN.NET. Click here to view!View a 2004 Paralympics Slide Show and remember the previous Paralympic Games for amputees, wheelchair users and persons with other disabilities in Athens, Greece.
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IPC Athletics 2014
Amputee Swimmer Sebastian IwanowFrom August 18 to August 23, 2014, amputee athletes and athletes with other disabilities from all over Europe took part in the IPC Athletics European Championships. Russia came on top of the medals table with 41 gold medals and 88 overall. In second place came Ukraine with 17 golds and 43 medals overall, while the hosts Great Britain finished in third with 16 gold medals and 52 overall. To view 56 photographs taken during the competition - please click here: SWANSEA 2014 SET 1 | SET 2
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Amputee Swimmer Sebastian IwanowFrom March 27 to 29, 2014, amputee swimmers and swimmers with other disabilities from all over France were in Aix en Provence for this year's Championnat de France de Natation Handisport. Once again, swimmers met in the Yves Blanc pool in Aix en Provence. To viewtwo sets of photographs taken during the competition - please click here: EINDHOVEN 2014 SET 1 | SET 2 | SET 3
Aix en Provence 1 + 2a
Amputee SwimmersFrom March 27 to 29, 2014, amputee swimmers and swimmers with other disabilities from all over France were in Aix en Provence for this year's Championnat de France de Natation Handisport. Once again, swimmers met in the Yves Blanc pool in Aix en Provence. To viewtwo sets of photographs taken during the competition - please click here:
AIX EN PROVENCE 2014 SET 1
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Malmö Open 2014
Amputee AthleteFrom February 7 to 9, disabled athletes from around the world were in the Swedish city of Malmö to take part in the 2014 Malmo Open. Once again participants competed in several sports, including Goalball, Swimming, Ice Sledge Hocky, Curling and Table Tennis. To view 40 photographs taken during the swimming event for amputee swimmers and swimmers wih other disabilities - please click here:
MALMO 2014.
Berre l'Etang 1 + 2
Amputee SwimmerOn January 25, 2014, swimmers from all over France were in Berre l'Etang to take part in the Championnat de France des Régions de natation Handisport, the 2014 French Regional Swimming Champs for athletes with a disability. To find out more and view two sets of photographs taken during the event - please click here:
BERRE L' ETANG 2014 SET 1 | SET 2
5th Fazza Meeting 1 + 2
Amputee AthleteFor about two weeks amputee athletes and athletes with other disabilities from around the world were in the United Arab Emirates to take part in various athletics meetings. After having competed in Sharjah and Al Ain, they were in Dubai to take part in the 5th Fazza Meeting organized in Dubai's Police Stadium in the Southern part of Dubai. To find out more, check results and view 56 photographs taken during the Dubai event - please click here:
DUBAI 2014 SET 1 | SET 2
 
 
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