An untapered Maxime Rooney says he had one morning off and one pre-meet swim before his record-slashing 200 free.
The world record count at the 2016 IPC Swimming European Open Championships rose to 28 on Saturday (7 May), as marks fell to Uraine’s Oksana Khrul and Russia’s Valeriia Shabalina on the closing night of competition in Funchal, Portugal.
On Friday Mereshko pushed herself once again, shaving exactly four seconds off the world best, touching in at 5:14.69 to add another chapter to the gripping rivalry.
Ukraine’s Viktoriia Savtsova was in world record breaking form in the women’s 50m freestyle S6 heats on Thursday (5 May), lowering the best of her world and European champion teammate Yelyzaveta Mereshko in Funchal, Portugal.
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.