Supported by

Movement or coordination moderately affected throughout the whole body.

Movement highly affected in the mid-trunk and legs.

The absence of both forearms and one leg below the knee.

Absence of both legs below the knee and one forearm.

The absence of both arms.


SM5 is for medley swimmers with co-ordination moderately affected, movement highly affected in the mid-trunk and legs, or the absence of limbs.

These swimmers have difficulty holding good body position or swimming straight and through the water.

 Swimming SM5 is a competition class at the Paris 2024 Paralympics