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In 2002, the Down Syndrome International Swimming Organisation (DSISO) was created to provide swimmers with Down Syndrome the opportunity to compete at world class level through its World Championships held every two years.

 

2018 TRURO, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA: 9th World Down Syndrome Swimming Championship 
USA Swimmers:   Mary Borman, Allison Van Hoesen,  Lauren Bergquist, Caitlin Trevor, Maggie Scherder, Katya Vazhenin , Joey Jurries, Luke Drumright, Glenn Donovan, Joe Suter, Andres Hernandez, Andy Miyares and Ramon Montero

2016 FLORENCE, ITALY: 1st Trisome Games and 8th World Down Syndrome Swimming Championship 
USA Swimmers: Valeria Van Balen, Allison Van Hoesen, Andres Hernandez and Diego Sanguinetti

2014 MORELIA, MEXICO: 7th World Down Syndrome Championship 
USA Swimmers:  Paavlena Madhivanan, Julie Finlon, Andres  Hernandez, Andy Miyares, Ramon Montero, Diego Sanguinetti and Lee Scharf

2012 LOANO, ITALY: 6th World Down Syndrome Championship USA Swimmers: Andy Miyares, Diego Sanguinetti, Andres Hernandez, Lee Scharf and Julie Finlon

2010 TAIPEI, TAIWAN: 5th World Down Syndrome Championship 
No USA swimmers

2008 ALBUFEIRA-ALGARVE, PORTUGAL: 4th World Down Syndrome Championship 
USA Swimmers: Danielle Wilkinson, Rachel Parker, Michelle Sullivan,  Rachel O’Brien, Andy Miyares, Lee Scharf, Todd Eisinger, Mathew Jensen and Roger Kappersser

2006 LIMMERICK, IRELAND: 3rd World Down Syndrome Championship 
USA Swimmers:  Andy Miyares and Mathew Jensen

2004 DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA: 2nd World Down Syndrome Championship 
No USA swimmers

2002 READING, ENGLAND: 1st World Down Syndrome Championship 
USA Swimmer: Andy Miyares

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