Supported by

Movement in the body and arms mildly affected, with the legs moderately affected.

Movement moderately affected in one arm and one leg on the same side.

Short stature athlete.

Absence of both legs, just below the hips.

The absence of both forearms.


SM7 is for medley swimmers with movement affected from a low to moderate level in the arms, trunk and legs, moderately down one side, those with short stature, or the absence of limbs.

All these swimmers have work harder at stroke timing or getting hold of the water.

 Swimming SM7 was a competition class at the Tokyo Paralympics