23 World Records
broken in 2021

The world's best
in Berlin

35. Internationale Deutsche Meisterschaften
Para Swimming

2021, June 17 - 20 Berlin, SSE

The IDM Berlin 2021 was the last big para swimming championship prior the Tokyo Paralympics. Nearby 400 athletes from 47 countries competed to reach their nomination for the games, 23 new world and 29 continental records and lots of personal bests. We have seen exciting races, drama and pure enthusiasm. Our referees, volunteers and staff gave their best for a great event.  

Sounds interesting to you but missed? We present to you impressions of the IDM 2021 and recordings of our live streams.

News

2021-08-04

Here you will find the time schedule of the finals sessions.

Here you will find the time schedule of the morning sessions (heats in pdf).

Here you will find the team managers manual of the IDM 2021.

Here you will find the live streams of the IDM Berlin 2021 sorted by session. All streams are available with english commentary or live out of the pool.

All forms, information and answers to FAQs you will find at our download section.

Organizer

The Behinderten- und Rehabilitations- Sportverband Berlin (BS Berlin) will organize the championships again with support of numerous volunteers. The BS Berlin is the sports federation for people with handicaps and all Para Sports in Berlin.

The swimmers of the BS Berlin train in the Berliner Schwimmteam for the IDM and other swimming highlights.

Strongly supported by the City of Berlin, our partners and sponsors and the high motivated volunteers this years host of the Championships will be a great success again.

Classification

Following graphics shall give you an overview about the paralympic swimming classification system.
The process of classification includes different medical and sports testings.

Here you can find the IPC Swimming Classification Rules and Regulations.
Here you can find a verbal explanation of the class system.

Location

competition site:

Schwimm- und Sprunghalle im Europa Sportpark Berlin (SSE)
Paul-Heyse-Straße 26
10407 Berlin

Website

public traffic:

Tram Lines M5, M6, M8, 7, 15, 27 to station S-Bahnhof Landsberger Allee
entry to the pool through the tunnel in the middle of the S-Bahn-platform

S-Bahn (Ring) to S-Bahn-Station Landsberger Allee
by lines 41, 42, 8, 85
entry to the pool through the tunnel in the middle of the S-Bahn-platform

by car:
Landsberger Allee direction into the city right to Conrad-Blenkle-Straße
parking at large parking area at Conrad-Blenkle-Straße (public) or
Conrad-Blenkle-Straße straight to the end, right hand the entry to the pool (for athlets and staff only)

Time Table

The start of the morning sessions of the IDM Berlin will be scheduled after the entry dead line.

The time schedule of the final sessions of the IDM Berlin regards to the morning sessions of the day.

Here you will find the competition programme of the IDM 2021.

Thursday, June 17 2021

Session 1, Heats from 09.00

200m Freestyle, 100m Butterfly, 100m Breaststroke male/ female with decisions 400m Individual Medley male/ female, 200m Backstroke male/ female

Session 2, Finals from 17:00

17:00              200m Freestyle male, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

17:40              200m Freestyle female, Finals: Youth, B, A - ceremonies

18:15              100m Butterfly male, Finals: Youth, B, A - ceremonies

18:45              100m Butterfly female, Finals: B, A - ceremonies

19:10              100m Breaststroke male, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

19:45              100m Breaststroke female, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

Friday, June 18 2021

Session 3, Heats from 09.00

100m Freestyle, 50m Backstroke, 150m Individual Medley female/ male with decisions 800m Freestyle female/ male

Session 4, Finals from 17:00

17:00              100m Freestyle female, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

17:30              100m Freestyle male, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

18:00              50m Backstroke female, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

18:30              50m Backstroke male, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

19:00              150m Individual Medley female/ male, Finals: A - ceremonies

Saturday, June 19 2021

Session 5, Heats from 09.00

50m Freestyle, 50m Breaststroke, 400m Freestyle male/ female with decisions 200m Butterfly male/ female

Session 6, Finals from 17:00

17:00              50m Freestyle male, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

17:25              50m Freestyle female, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

17:50              50m Breaststroke male, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

18:15              50m Breaststroke female, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

18:40              400m Freestyle male, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

19:30              400m Freestyle female, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

Sunday, June 20 2021

Session 7, Heats from 09.00

100m Backstroke, 200m Individual Medley, 50m Butterfly female/ male with decisions 200m Breaststroke female/ male
Session 8, Finals from 16:00

16:00              100m Backstroke female, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

16:35              100m Backstroke male, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

17:10              200m Individual Medley female, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

17:45              200m Individual Medley male, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

18:25              50m Butterfly female, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies

18:50              50m Butterfly male, Finals: Youth, C, B, A - ceremonies