Olympic & Paralympic Games

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The Olympic and Paralympic Games are the pinnacle of every sport and what all athletes aspire to.  At Scottish Swimming, our top athletes come together with their peers from EnglandNorthern Ireland and Wales to compete under the British flag, coordinated under British Swimming.  

British swimmers took home six medals from Rio 2016, including one Gold for Englishman Adam Peaty. Scotland's Duncan Scott took home two Silvers as part of the 4x100m Medley Relay and the 4x200m Freestyle teams, joined in the latter by compatriots Dan Wallace, Robbie Renwick and Stephen Milne. England's Jazz Carlin and Siobhan-Marie O'Connor added a further three Silver medals. Britain's Paralympians won an amazing 47 medals at the Rio Paralympics, with Scotland's Andrew Mullen taking two Bronzes and a Silver alongside Scot Quin and Abby Kane's Silver medals.

In London in 2012, Michael Jamieson won a Silver medal, Rebecca Adlington won two Bronze medals and diver Tom Daley won Bronze for Team GB. Our Paralympians won seven Golds, sixteen Silvers and sixteen Bronze medals in London 2012. 

The next Olympic Games will be held in 2022 in Tokyo, Japan from 24 July–9 August, and the next Paralympic Games will also be in Tokyo from 25 August – 6 September.

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