Simone Barlaam Wraps 2018 Para European Champs with World Record


  • August 13th-19th, 2018
  • National Aquatic Centre, Dublin, Ireland
  • LCM
  • Live Results

The seventh and final day of the 2018 Para Swimming European Championships continued as the previous six began: with records.

In prelims of the men’s S5 50 fly, Ukrainian Yaroslav Semenenko set a European record, clocking in at 35.03. He won finals in 35.90.

In the men’s S10 100 free, the Ukraine’s Maksym Krypak broke his own European record in 50.92. His previous record was 51.08.

For the final world record of the meet, Italian Simone Barlaam broke his own S9 50 free record. He won the event in 25.00, .17 under his previous record. He was 1.43 seconds ahead of second-place finisher Iurii Bozhynskyi (26.43)

Final Team Ranks

Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Ukraine 33 44 29 106
2 Italy 28 23 21 72
3 Great Britain 20 18 17 55
4 Netherlands 16 8 5 29
5 Spain 13 16 23 52



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About Torrey Hart

Torrey Hart

Torrey is from Oakland, CA, and majored in media studies and American studies at Claremont McKenna College, where she swam distance freestyle for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps team. Outside of SwimSwam, she has bylines at Sports Illustrated, Yahoo Sports, SB Nation, and The Student Life newspaper.

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