Countdown to the Games
19-24 June 2022


There are 4 different strokes in swimming.

For example, the athletes swim on their front or on their back.


The athletes swim different distances.

For example, 50 metres or 1.5 kilometres.

Which athlete reaches the finish line first wins the race.

The photo shows a female swimmer getting ready before competition.
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The photo is a close-up of an athlete during competition. She is performing breat stroke and while the photo was taken, she was coming up for air while the water pearled off of her.
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The photo shows a group of athletes in the pool after they finished their race. They look happy.
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The photo shows an athlete during her swimming race while taking a deep breath.
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The photo is taken under water and shows an athlete in action.
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A photo showing a swimming pool from above.
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Unified Sports®

In Unified Sports®, people with ID and

people without disabilities play sport together.

They also compete together.

The people with ID are called athletes.

The people without disabilities are called partners.


Is swimming a Unified Sport?


There are teams of people with ID.

And there are teams of people with ID and people without disabilities.


How many people do swimming at the National Games?

512 athletes and 49 partners.

SSE and Velodrom

Swimming takes place at SSE.

SSE is short for:

Schwimm- und Sprunghalle im Europasportpark.

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