Raman Salei won his 3rd gold medal for Azerbaijan, bringing their medal count to 4 golds total. Meanwhile, Jessica Long is now a 29-time Paralympic medalist.
USA’s Jessica Long became a 27-time Paralympic medalist while CAN’s Aurelie Rivard, BRA’s Maria Gomes Santiago, and CHN’s Zheng Tao picked up more golds.
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.
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.
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.