Posted on Monday 10th February, 2020

The 2020 World Para Swimming World Series in Melbourne runs from 14 to 16 February. The event is offering Para swimmers from all over the world the chance to plan next season in advance and to compete in high-level events in preparation for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

The New Zealand Para Swimming Team includes:

Para swimmerClassificationImpairmentCoachClubResides
Cameron LeslieSM4, SB4, SM4Limb deficiency (Quadruple)Simon MayneWhangarei Whangarei
Harry RandallS7, SB6, SM7Nick SalmonCoast Swim ClubAuckland
Jesse ReynoldsS9, SB8, SM9Limb deficiency
(Proximal Focal Femoral Deficiency PFFD)
Simon MayneFairfield Auckland
Nia WallaceS7, SB6Nick SalmonCoast Swim ClubAuckland
Nikita HowarthS7, SB7Bilateral upper limb deficiencyCambridge
Sophie PascoeS9, SB8, SM9Limb deficiency (Single leg)Roly CrichtonQE11Christchurch
Tupou NeiufiS8, SB8, SM8Hypertonia (Left side hemiplegia)Sheldon KempHowick PakurangaAuckland

Detailed schedule for the event:

FRIDAY 14 FEBRUARY

  • Harry Randall – Men’s 400 m Freestyle S7
  • Jesse Reynolds – Men’s 400 m Freestyle S9
  • Nia Wallace – Women’s 400 m Freestyle S7 and Women’s 100 m Freestyle S7
  • Nikita Howarth – Women’s 50 m Breaststroke SB8
  • Sophie Pascoe – Women’s 50 m Breaststroke SB8 and Women’s 100 m Freestyle S9
  • Cameron Leslie – Men’s 100 m Freestyle S4
  • Tupou Neiufi – Women’s 100 m Freestyle S8

SATURDAY 15 FEBRUARY

  • Harry Randall – Men’s 100 m Backstroke S7 and Men’s 100 m Breaststroke SB6
  • Jesse Reynolds – Men’s 100 m Backstroke S9
  • Nia Wallace – Women’s 100 m Backstroke S7, Women’s 50 m Freestyle S7 and Women’s 100 m Breaststroke SB6
  • Nikita Howarth – Women’s 100 m Backstroke S7 and Women’s 100 m Breaststroke SB8
  • Tupou Neiufi – Women’s 100 m Backstroke S8 and Women’s 50 m Freestyle S8
  • Cameron Leslie – Men’s 50 m Freestyle S4 and Men’s 100 m Breaststroke SB4
  • Sophie Pascoe – Women’s 50 m Freestyle S9

SUNDAY 16 FEBRUARY

  • Nikita Howarth – Women’s 50 m Butterfly S7
  • Sophie Pascoe – Women’s 50 m Butterfly S9 and Women’s 50 m Backstroke S9
  • Harry Randall – Men’s 50 m Backstroke S7 and Men’s 200 m Individual Medley SM7
  • Nia Wallace – Women’s 50 m Backstroke S7 and Women’s 200 m Freestyle S7
  • Tupou Neiufi – Women’s 50 m Backstroke S8 and Women’s 200 m Freestyle S8
  • Cameron Leslie – Men’s 150 m Individual Medley SM4
  • Jesse Reynolds – Men’s 200 m Individual Medley SM9

The Melbourne 2020 World Para Swimming World Series will be live streamed on the Swimming Victoria Facebook page and website and results will be shared on our social media channels: FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

Find out more about Para swimming here.