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Seven-time Paralympic Champion Sascha Kindred retires

Sascha Kindred retires Credit: PA

Paralympic swimmer Sascha Kindred has retired from the sport after a 23-year career.

Kindred, from Hereford won 13 Paralympic medals including seven gold across six different games.

He broke the world record at the Rio Olympics last year in the SM6 200m individual medley.

Sascha Kindred's Olympic gold medals

  • Sydney 2000 - SM6 200m individual medley
  • Sydney 2000 - SB7 100m breaststroke
  • Athens 2004 - SM6 200m individual medley
  • Athens 2004 - SB7 100m breaststroke
  • Beijing 2008 - SM6 200m individual medley
  • Beijing 2008 - SB7 100m breaststroke
  • Rio 2016 - SM6 200m individual medley

His illustrious career also includes eight gold medals at the World Champions and four European golds.