2022 World Para Swimming Championships: Overall Summary

2022 WORLD PARA SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

FINAL MEDALS TABLE

For the second World Para Swimming Championships, Italy stands atop the medal table. They won seven more golds this year than they did back in 2019. Making a big jump up the medal table was the United States who won 14 golds back in 2019 placing them fifth on the medal table but this year won 24 to be second.

Brazil also made a big jump after only having won five gold medals in 2019 placing them 11th on the medal table, this year they almost quadrupled that number to finish third with 19 gold medals.

Other countries worth noting:

  • Australia moved from 2 gold medals to 7
  • Spain earned four more gold medals this year as they had 3 in 2019 and 7 this year

*The medal table in this post is ranked by gold medal totals, then silver medal totals, then bronze medal totals

RANK COUNTRY GOLD SILVER BRONZE TOTAL
1 Italy 27 24 13 64
2 United States 24 9 7 40
3 Brazil 19 10 24 53
4 Great Britain 17 13 8 38
5 Ukraine 13 10 13 36
6 Netherlands 8 7 6 21
7 Australia 7 15 9 31
8 Spain 7 11 11 29
9 Columbia 6 9 3 18
10 Mexico 6 6 13 25
11 Canada 6 5 7 18
12 Germany 4 6 4 14
13 Hungary 4 3 2 9
14 Japan 3 5 12 20
15 Greece 3 3 1 7
16 Azerbaijan 3 2 0 5
17 Israel 3 1 1 5
18 France 2 8 2 12
19 Singapore 2 1 0 3
20 Cyprus 2 0 0 8
21 New Zealand 1 4 0 5
22 Argentina 1 3 4 8
23 Turkey 1 2 2 5
24 Chile 1 2 1 4
25 Croatia 1 0 0 9
26 Czech Republic 1 0 0 5
27 Poland 0 2 3 5
28 South Africa 0 2 2 4
29 Ireland 0 1 4 5
30 Kazakhstan 0 1 2 3
31 Portugal 0 1 2 3
32 Switzerland 0 1 2 3
33 Uzbekistan 0 1 2 3
34 Austria 0 1 1 2
35 Lithuania 0 1 1 2
36 Iceland 0 1 0 1
37 Republic of Korea 0 1 0 1
38 Norway 0 1 0 1
39 Denmark 0 0 2 2
40 Slovakia 0 0 2 2
41 Belgium 0 0 1 1
42 Egypt 0 0 1 1
43 Malaysia 0 0 1 1

World Records Summary

  • Tully Kearney, women’s S5 100 free, 1:13.34
  • Simone BarlaamStefano Raimondi, Giulia Terzi, and Xenia Palazzo, men’s 4×100 free relay, 4:02.53
  • Simone Barlaam, men’s S9 50 free, 24.00
  • Leanne Smith, women’s S3 100 free, 1:27.62
  • Ellie Marks, Leanne Smith, Abbas Karimi, and Rudy Garcia-Tolson, 4×50 mixed medley relay, 2:32.49
  • Ami Omer Dadaon, men’s S4 50 free, 36.25
  • Gabriel Bandeira, men’s SM14 200 IM, 2:07.50
  • Leanne Smith, women’s S3 50 freestyle, 40.32
  • Anna Hontar, women’s S6 50 freestyle, 32.75
  • Tully Kearney, women’s S5 200 freestyle, 2:42.36
  • Simone Barlaam, men’s S9 100 backstroke, 59.72
  • Antonio Fantin, men’s S6 100 free, 1:03.65
  • Timothy Hodge, men’s SM9 200 IM, 2:13.43
  • Simone Barlaam, men’s S9 100 free, 52.23
  • Tully Kearney, women’s S5 50 free, 34.07
  • Ellie Challis, women’s SB2 50 breast, 1:04.33

Individual Medals Summary

1 Leanne Smith, USA 7 gold medals
2 Stefano Raimondi, Italy
6 gold medals, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze
3 Maria Carolina Gomes Santiago, Brazil
6 gold medals, 1 silver
4 Simone Barlaam, Italy 6 gold medals
5 Rogier Dorsman, Netherlands
5 gold medals, 2 silver
6 Bethany Firth, Great Britain 5 gold medals
6 Xenia Francesca Palazzo, Italy
4 gold medals, 2 silver
8 Antonio Fantin, Italy
4 gold medals, 2 bronze
8 Andrii Trusov, Ukraine
4 gold medals, 2 bronze
10 Robert Griswold, USA
3 gold medals, 2 silver, 1 bronze

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dave
1 month ago

Cameron Leslie NZ also got a S4 world record

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