1.    Para swimming was part of the first Games at Rome 1960

2.    The sport has been contested at 16 Paralympic Games

3.    Trischa Zorn from the USA is the most decorated Para swimmer with 46 total over seven Games

4.    The Rio 2016 Paralympics saw the most countries (79) and medal events (152) contested at a Games

5.    London 2012 and Tokyo 2020 saw the most participants with 604 swimmers

6.    Great Britain’s Mike Kenny is the most decorated Paralympic male swimmer with 16 medals, all golds

7.    The USA leads the Paralympic medals standing with 724 total (283 golds). Great Britain follows with 707 (225 golds) and then the Netherlands at 439 (185 golds)

8.    China topped the Para swimming medals table on the last three Paralympic occasions including Tokyo 2020 where the Asian country won 56 medals (19 golds, 18 silvers, and 18 bronze medals)

9.    World Para Swimming introduced its first World Series in 2017 

10.  Italy’s Monica Boggioni and Brazil's Daniel Dias won the women’s and men's individual World Series title in the first edition