Supported by

Movement or coordination mildly affected throughout the whole body.

Movement or coordination affected in the legs to a moderate degree.

The movement in one arm affected to a high degree.

The absence of one forearm.

The absence of both lower legs.


SM8 is for medley swimmers with coordination affected to a low level, movement moderately affected in the legs, the use of one arm only, or the absence of limbs.

Swimmers in this class are at almost full capacity but lack all-round muscle power.

 Swimming SM8 was a competition class at the Tokyo Paralympics