Ihar Boki Breaks His Own 100 Fly S13 World Record at Para Euro’s Day 1

2021 WORLD PARA SWIMMING EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • May 16th – 22nd, 2021
  • Penteada Swimming Complex, Funchal, Madeira
  • Long Course Meters (50m)
  • Prelims @9:30am local time
  • Finals @5:30pm local time
  • Live Results
  • Live Stream

Belarus’s Ihar Boki started off the 2021 World Para Swimming European Championships strong, breaking his own S13 World Record in the 100 fly final on day one. He won the event handily, going 53.72 to crack his previous record of 53.85 from 2016.

And then two European Records met their demise during the same session. In the women’s 100 Back S6 final, 18-year-old Nora Meister of Switzerland broke Verena Schott‘s European Record with a time of 1:21.78.

Germany’s Schott finished in 2nd place, also beating her record and touching the wall with a time of 1:22.75. The previous European Record was 1:23.73, set by Schott in April 2021. Meister is now only .35 off the S6 World Record, set by China’s Lingling Song at 1:21.43 in 2016.

The second European Record fell during the women’s 200 IM SM7 final when Italy’s Giulia Terzi won the race with a time of 3:08.12. She crushed the previous record, set at 3:12.82 by Russia’s Oxana Guseva in 2012.

Maksym Krypak of Ukraine came within .20 of his own S10 European Record in the men’s 50 free final, winning the event with a time of 23.53. In the women’s 50 free S11 final, Ukraine’s Maryna Piddubna defended her title with a time of 31.80 but was about 1.58 seconds off her own World Record from 2018.

European Record-holder Dimitrii Cherniaev of Russia won the men’s 100 breast SB4 final with a time of 1:45.84, about 8.5 seconds off his record from 2019.

Top 5 Teams After Day 1

Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Italy 7 6 4 17
2 Russian Federation 4 4 4 12
3 Ukraine 4 2 4 10
4 Spain 2 3 3 8
5 Belarus 1 1 1 3

All Event Winners on Day 1:

  • Men’s 400 Free S8 Final: Andrei Nikolaev (Russia) – 4:30.64
  • Women’s 400 Free S8 Final: Xenia Francesca Palazzo (Italy) – 4:54.62
  • Men’s 100 Breast SB9 Final: Stefano Raimondi (Italy) – 1:06.80
  • Women’s 100 Breast SB9 Final: Sarai Gascon (Spain) – 1:20.63
  • Men’s 100 Fly S13 Final: Ihar Boki (Belarus) – 53.72 *new WR
  • Women’s 100 Fly S11-S13 Final: Carlotta Gilli (Italy) – 1:03.71
  • Men’s 50 Free S5 Final: Francesco Bocciardo (Italy) – 32.90
  • Women’s 50 Free S5 Final: Teresa Perales (Spain) – 38.78
  • Men’s 50 Breast SB1-SB2 Final: Emmanuele Marigliano (Italy) – 1:06.46
  • Men’s 50 Breast SB3 Final: Roman Zhdanov (Russia) – 48.40
  • Women’s 50 Breast SB1-SB3 Final: Maryna Verbova (Ukraine) – 1:01.31
  • Men’s 100 Back S6 Final: Laurent Chardard (France) – 1:16.19
  • Women’s 100 Back S6 Final: Nora Meister (Switzerland) – 1:21.78 *new ER
  • Men’s 200 Free S14 Final: Gabriel Bandeira (Brazil) – 1:55.37
  • Women’s 200 Free S14 Final: Jessica-Jane Applegate (Great Britain) – 2:12.26
  • Men’s 200 IM SM7 Final: Yevhenii Bohodaiko (Ukraine) – 2:34.43
  • Women’s 200 IM SM7 Final: Giulia Terzi (Italy) – 3:08.12 *new ER
  • Men’s 50 Free S11 Final: Edgaras Matakas (Lithuania) – 26.05
  • Women’s 50 Free S11 Final: Maryna Piddubna (Ukraine) – 31.80
  • Men’s 50 Free S10 Final: Maksym Krypak (Ukraine) – 23.53
  • Women’s 50 Free S10 Final: Alessia Scortechini (Italy) – 28.71
  • Men’s 100 Back S12 Final: Raman Salei (Azerbaijan) – 1:01.57
  • Women’s 100 Back S12 Final: Daria Pikalova (Russia) – 1:07.85
  • Men’s 100 Breast SB4 Final: Dimitrii Cherniaev (Russia) – 1:45.84
  • Women’s 100 Breast SB4 Final: Fanni Illes (Hungary) – 1:49.02

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