Stickney won the first gold medal of the championships for the American team as she knocked nearly five seconds off the world record.
A total of 19 athletes set new world records at the penultimate leg of the Para Swimming World Series in Berlin, including Great Britain’s Stephen Clegg.
Gabriel Bandeira broke the 200 IM SM14 world record to win his second gold medal of the meet and close the gap between the U.S. and Brazil in medal standings
USA’s team of Ellie Marks, Leanne Smith, Abbas Karimi, and Rudy Garcia-Tolson (above) shaved .10 off China’s World record in the 4×50 mixed medley relay.
As four World and eight Paralympic records fell during day 9 finals in Tokyo, USA’s Jessica Long earned her 28th career Paralympic medal.
Belarus’ Ihar Boki took the SM13 men’s 200 IM on day six, his 4th gold in Tokyo and 15th career Paralympic title. His swim was among nine World records too.
Out of the S3 women’s 100 free heats, S1 swimmer Elif Ildem put up a new Paralympic class record of 3:17.54, one of six fallen Paralympic records on day six.
China currently leads the medal table with 25 total medals, five more than the RPC. In the S11 women’s 100 back, China finished 1-2-3, led by Cai Liwen.
Il secondo giorno delle Paralimpiadi di Tokyo 2020 vede ancora l’Italia protagonista. I risultati più rilevanti delle batterie
Ukraine’s Yelyzaveta Mereshko took about one-third of a second off the SM6 200 IM world record, set by Great Britain’s Maisie Summers-Newton in 2019.
Brazil’s Daniel Dias announced that Tokyo will be his 4th and final Paralympic Games. He is set to defend his S5 50 back title for the 4th Games in a row.
On day six, Israel’s Ami Omer Dadaon took down Zhdanov’s S4 200 free World Record from 2019. Ukraine has taken the lead in team standings, surpassing Italy.
Italy’s Arjola Trimi and Spain’s Antoni Ponce Bertran shattered World Records in the women’s 50 free S4 final and men’s 100 breast SB5 final, respectively.
Nuoto Paralimpico: Antonio Fantin abbassa il Record del Mondo in finale, Arjola Trimi è Record Europeo. Italia in cima al medagliere
Italy’s Antonio Fantin (middle) crushed his own 100 free S6 World Record twice today to win the event. Israel’s Ami Omer Dadaon broke the 100 free S4 WR.