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 arm.

The absence of both lower legs.


S8 is for 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.