Supported by

Movement and coordination mildly affected in both legs.

Movement of the hip joint moderately affected.

Moderately affected movement in both feet and ankles

Highly affected movement in one foot and ankle.

The absence of one hand.


SB9 is for breaststroke swimmers with coordination affected at a low level in the legs, movement moderately affected in the hip joint or feet, highly affected in one foot, or minor limb absence.

These swimmers can all maintain optimum body position. They have to correct minor instability within their stroke pattern but their start and turns are almost unaffected.

 Swimming SB9 is a competition class at the Paris 2024 Paralympics