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Record TV Coverage of IPC Swimming World Championships

The 2010 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, will be seeing more coverage than any previous IPC Swimming World Championships.

Through the IPC’s official internet channel www.ParalympicSport.TV, a live stream of the competitions will be available everyday, giving Paralympic fans around the world a chance to watch the action as it happens. The daily live stream will include all heats from 9:00 – 12:00 CET and all finals from 17:00 – 21:00 CET. Highlights clips will also be made available on the IPC YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/paralympicsporttv.

Other broadcasters in Eindhoven include Great Britain’s Channel 4, the official broadcaster of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Channel 4 will be creating a one hour sports highlights show that follows the progress of Great Britain’s team. London 2012 Paralympic Games Ambassador Ade Adepitan will be presenting the highlights show, with British Paralympian Giles Long acting as reporter.The 2010 IPC Swimming World Championships take place from 15-21 August inside the Pieter van den Hoogenband Swimming Stadium. Many of the athletes competed previously at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, 2009 IPC Swimming European Championships in Iceland, 2009 IPC Swimming World Championships Short Course in Brazil, and the 2010 BT Paralympic World Cup in Great Britain.A total of 659 athletes from 55 different countries will be participating in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, competing for the gold, silver and bronze medal in their respective event. The number of participating athletes and countries in Eindhoven will be one of the largest of any previous Swimming World Championships.

For more information about IPC Swimming, please visit the official website at www.ipc-swimming.org.
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4 August, 2010