An Exeter teenager will now be allowed to swim in the London Paralympics, now that the IPC have deemed her eligible. Victoria Arlen has been the subject of many international stories after a ruling earlier this week by the International Paralympic Committee, which had deemed her ineligible. However after an appeal was successful, she will be allowed to swim on Saturday. The seventeen year old’s mother, Jacqueline Arlen, said there appeared to have been concerns that her daughter wasn't actually disabled. After the family provided 75 pages of medical records detailing Victoria disability, the IPC reversed their initial decision and have classified Victoria as an S6, the same level that she competed under during US Trials. Victoria suffered a rare neurological virus as a child that left her a paraplegic. The secretary general of the U.S. Paralympic delegation said: "Victoria is a world-class athlete and incredible ambassador for the Paralympic movement.