An astonishing nine world records peppered the pool at the 2016 IPC Swimming European Open Championships on Wednesday (4 May), as athletes continued to grab titles on their road to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Dmitrii Kokarev and Valeriia Shabalina registered World records in their respective IPC classifications in the Day 1 finals at the 2016 IPC Swimming European Championships.
2016 IPC SWIMMING EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS Funchal, Portugal Prelims: 9:00am/Finals: 5:00pm (West European) – (4:00am/12:00pm U.S Eastern) Sunday, May 1 –…
Bethany Firth (above) was among the athletes who broke eight British national records on the last day of competition at the 2016 British Para-Swimming International Meet.
2016 BRITISH PARA-SWIMMING INTERNATIONAL MEET Tollcross, Glasgow, Scotland Prelims 9:30AM/Finals 5:30PM (local Time) – (4:30AM/12:30PM U.S. Eastern Time) Saturday, April…
The athletes at the British Para-Swimming International established new World, British, and Asian Records on Day 4.
Watch as Luca Dotto becomes the first Italian man under 48 in this race video.
Victoriia Andreeva set a new Russian national record in the 200 IM at Russian Trials, moving up to second in the world.
Teenage backstroking ace, Gabrielle Fa’amausili (right) scored a new 16-year old age group record in the women’s 100m backstroke while competing at her the New Zealand Age Championships.
Catch him if you can! Ben Proud scores new British Record in 50 free, clocking 21.65 in Glasgow this morning.
17-year-old Kyle Chalmers just earned a spot on the Aussie Olympic team with his 48.03 silver in the men’s 100m freestyle, a time which stands as the new WJR.
Emma McKeon earns her 2nd 2016 Olympic berth, crushing the field and her own Australian National Record in the women’s 200m freestyle.
Veteran Japanese swimmer Rie Kaneto just surpassed her own Japanese National Record to become the first woman ever from her nation to clock a mark under 2:20.00 in the 200m breaststroke event.
If Kosuke Hagino dropped the hammer earlier in the meet with his 1:45.50 200 free victory, he unloaded an entire arsenal in clinching the new Japanese National Record in the 200 IM (1:55.07).
Despite seeing 2 National Records fall during tonight’s finals, the nation of Japan is without male and female 100m freestyle representation in Rio at this point.