Sascha Kindred Para-Swimmer

  • DOB

    13 Dec 1977
  • Coach

    Emma Patrick
  • Club

    City of Hereford SC
  • Main event

    Individual Medley
  • Best result

    Six-time Paralympic Champion
  • Medals (INT/NAT)

    • 38
    • 16
    • 18
Sascha Kindred Torso

Sascha Kindred OBE is one the most successful British Para-swimmers of all time having competed at five Paralympic Games and winning 12 medals including six gold medals.

Kindred has competed and medalled at every IPC World Championships since its inception in Malta 1994, with seven outings representing Great Britain. Glasgow 2015 was no exception with Kindred winning both gold and bronze in the SM6 200m Individual Medley and S6 50m Butterfly respectively. Three finals and a silver in the March of 2015 at the British Para-Swimming International Meet secured him a place on the team.

Another strong senior international performance came at the 2014 European Championships in Eindhoven. Winning six medals in total, three of which were gold and maintaining his dominant position on the world stage within the S6 classification.

His most recent Paralympic Games saw him claim a silver in the SM6 200m Individual Medley in front of a British crowd at the London 2012 games, a 12th games medal to add to collection with his first coming at Atlanta 1996.

Kindred has twelve Paralympic medals, six of which are gold, a total of nineteen World championship medals and nine are gold. Finally his European haul of medals totals twenty-six, fourteen of the golden variety.

Long Course
Event Year Time/Score Record
S6 50m Freestyle 2008 32.11 BR
S6 100m Freestyle 2014 1:09.83 BR
S6 100m Backstroke 2009 1:22.21 BR
SB7 100m Breaststroke 2008 1:22.18 BR
S6 50m Butterfly 2011 32.09
S6 100m Butterfly 2015 1:10.26 WR
SM6 200m Individual Medley 2014 2:40.82 ER
SM6 400m Individual Medley 2015 5:59.62 BR
Short Course
Event Year Time/Score Record
S6 50m Freestyle 2011 32.05 BR
S6 100m Freestyle 2014 1:08.91 BR
S6 400m Freestyle 2014 5:10.77 BR
S6 50m Backstroke 2009 37.26 ER
S6 100m Backstroke 2002 1:24.61
SB7 100m Breaststroke 2004 1:20.74 ER
S6 50m Butterfly 2009 31.38 ER
S6 100m Butterfly 2009 1:08.76 BR
SM6 100m Individual Medley 2009 1:14.67 ER
SM6 200m Individual Medley 2014 2:39.27 ER
Paralympic Games
Event Year Time/Score Result
S6 50m Freestyle 2012 - London 33.36 10th
SB7 100m Breaststroke 2012 - London 1:23.53 4th
SM6 200m Individual Medley 2012 - London 2:41.50 Silver
S6 50m Freestyle 2008 - Beijing 33.04 9th
SB7 100m Breaststroke 2008 - Beijing 1:22.18 Gold
S6 50m Butterfly 2008 - Beijing 32.49 Bronze
SM6 200m Individual Medley 2008 - Beijing 2:42.19 Gold
SB7 100m Breaststroke 2004 - Athens 1:23.28 Gold
S6 Butterfly 2004 - Athens 35.17 6th
SM6 200m Individual Medley 2004 - Athens 2:51.39 Gold
20pt 4x50m Freestyle Relay 2004 - Athens 2:37.20 Bronze
20pt 4x50m Medley Relay 2004 - Athens 2:57.06 6th
34pt 4x100m Medley Relay 2004 - Athens 4:31.23 4th
S6 100m Freestyle 2000 - Sydney 1:16.10 9th
SB7 100m Breaststroke 2000 - Sydney 1:25.13 Gold
SM6 200m Individual Medley 2000 - Sydney 2:57.42 Gold
20pt 4x50m Freestyle Relay 2000 - Sydney 2:46.77 Bronze
34pt 4x100m Medley Relay 2000 - Sydney 4:38.71 Silver
S7 50m Freestyle 1996 - Atlanta 35.52 25th
S7 100m Freestyle 1996 - Atlanta 1:21.28 25th
SB7 100m Breaststroke 1996 - Atlanta 1:28.86 Silver
IPC World Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
S6 100m Freestyle 2015 - Glasgow 1:10.16 6th
S6 50m Butterfly 2015 - Glasgow 32.01 Bronze
SM6 200m Individual Medley 2015 - Glasgow 2:41.14 Gold
SB7 100m Breaststroke 2013 - Montreal 1:23.68 Bronze
SM6 200m Individual Medley 2013 - Montreal 2:42.82 Gold
S6 50m Butterfly 2010 - Eindhoven 32.26 Silver
SM6 200m Individual Medley 2010 - Eindhoven 2:42.18 Gold
SB7 100m Breaststroke 2006 - Durban 1:22.77 Gold
S6 50m Butterfly 2006 - Durban 34.01 Bronze
SM6 200m Individual Medley 2006 - Durban 2:46.20 Gold
20pt 4x50m Medley Relay 2006 - Durban 2:51.59 Bronze
S6 50m Freestyle 2002 - Mar Del Plata 33.42 6th
S6 100m Backstroke 2002 - Mar Del Plata 1:24.29 7th
SB7 100m Breaststroke 2002 - Mar Del Plata 1:24.06 Gold
S6 50m Butterfly 2002 - Mar Del Plata 38.34 9th
SM6 200m Individual Medley 2002 - Mar Del Plata 2:49.60 Gold
20pt 4x50m Freestyle Relay 2002 - Mar Del Plata 2:45.09 Bronze
34pt 4x100m Medley Relay 2002 - Mar Del Plata 4:33.43 Gold
S6 50m Freestyle 1998 - Christchurch 35.19 4th
S6 100m Freestyle 1998 - Christchurch 1:18.32 5th
SB7 100m Breaststroke 1998 - Christchurch 1:29.46 Silver
SM6 200m Individual Medley 1998 - Christchurch 3:07.43 Silver
4x50m Freestyle 1998 - Christchurch 2:46.47 Gold
4x100m Medley Relay 1998 - Christchurch 4:48.66 Bronze
S7 50m Freestyle 1994 - Valetta 37.69 21st
S7 100m Backstroke 1994 - Valetta 1:39.48 13th
SB7 100m Breaststroke 1994 - Valetta 1:33.71 Bronze
IPC European Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
S6 50m Freestyle 2014 - Eindhoven 32.46 Silver
S6 100m Freestyle 2014 - Eindhoven 1:09.83 Gold
SB7 100m Breaststroke 2014 - Eindhoven 1:27.28 Bronze
S6 50m Butterfly 2014 - Eindhoven 32.71 Gold
SM6 200m Individual Medley 2014 - Eindhoven 2:40.82 Gold
34pt 4x100m Freestyle Relay 2014 - Eindhoven 4:02.41 Bronze
S6 100m Backstroke 2009 - Reykjavik 1:22.21 4th
SB7 100m Breaststroke 2009 - Reykjavik 1:24.15 Gold
S6 50m Butterfly 2009 - Reykjavik 32.28 Gold
SM6 200m Individual Medley 2009 - Reykjavik 2:44.97 Gold
20pt 4x50m Freestyle Relay 2009 - Reykjavik 2:47.66 4th
20pt 4x50m Medley Relay 2009 - Reykjavik 2:58.36 Silver
S6 50m Freestyle 2001 - Stockholm 33.73 4th
S6 100m Freestyle 2001 - Stockholm 1:14.30 4th
SB7 100m Breaststroke 2001 - Stockholm 1:26.28 Gold
S6 50m Butterfly 2001 - Stockholm 37.96 Bronze
SM6 200m Individual Medley 2001 - Stockholm 2:58.31 Gold
20pt 4x50m Freestyle 2001 - Stockholm 2:49.01 Silver
20pt 4x50m Medley Relay 2001 - Stockholm 3:01.34 Silver
34pt 4x100m Medley Relay 2001 - Stockholm 4:37.20 Gold
SB7 100m Breaststroke 1999 - Braunschweig 1:24.78 Gold
SM6 200m Individual Medley 1999 - Braunschweig 3:09.42 Gold
20pt 4x50m Freestyle 1999 - Braunschweig 2:46.92 Silver
34pt 4x100m Medley Relay 1999 - Braunschweig 5:35.52 Gold
British Para-Swimming International Meet
Event Year Time/Score Result
MC 50m Butterfly 2016 - Glasgow 33.29 Silver
MC 200m Individual Medley 2016 - Glasgow 2:43.20 Silver
MC 100m Freestyle 2015 - Glasgow 1:10.99 7th
MC 50m Butterfly 2015 - Glasgow 32.79 Silver
MC 200m Individual Medley 2015 - Glasgow 2:44.53 4th
MC 50m Freestyle 2014 - Glasgow 33.18 34th
MC 100m Breaststroke 2014 - Glasgow 1:30.86 26th
MC 100m Breaststroke 2013 - Sheffield 1:25.57 4th
MC 200m Individual Medley 2013 - Sheffield 2:45.11 5th
MC 50m Freestyle 2012 - Sheffield 33.12 38th
MC 100m Breaststroke 2012 - Sheffield 1:23.27 Gold
MC 50m Butterfly 2012 - Sheffield 32.52 Silver
MC 200m Individual Medley 2012 - Sheffield 2:42.94 Gold