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
Barlaam crushed his own 100 free S9 world record by .8 to win gold for Italy, helping further establish their dominance on the medal table after day four.
After winning seven medals at the 2019 Worlds, Alice Tai will return to competition for the first time since having her leg amputated in January 2022.
The 18-year-old Paralympian is in the midst of her preparation for the para world championships in Madeira, Portugal, which start on June 12
29-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Long was among the 25 swimmers named to the American roster for the 2022 Para World Championships.
Leanne Smith won her 5th gold medal and broke her 3rd World Record in 3 days of racing this weekend in Indianapolis, Indiana.
29-time Paralympic medalist Jessica Long has been named to the US Para Swimming National Team for 2022, clearing the “A Standard” for top funding.
Among the record-breakers during the last prelims session in Tokyo was USA’s Robert Griswold, who set an Americas continental record to lead heats.
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.
2 of the 9 world records that fell on day 2 of the Paralympics were broken by 17-year-olds Anastasia Pagonis (above, 400 free) and Gia Pergolini (100 back.)
Dominant S13 swimmer Ihar Boki of Belarus won his second title in Tokyo with a 100 back world record of 56.36, his 13th career Paralympic title.
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.
USA’s Jessica Long has earned 23 Paralympic medals over the past 4 Paralympic Games and will defend her title in the SM8 200 IM from 2008, 2012 and 2016
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.