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.
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.
ESP’s Ponce Bertran broke the 1996 SB5 men’s 100 breast Paralympic record during prelims before RPC’s Granichka re-wrote it in World record fashion.
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.
Canada’s Aurelie Rivard and China’s Liu Yu were the two World/Paralympic record-breakers during the fourth prelims session of the Tokyo Paralympics.
RPC’s Valeriia Shabalina (S14 W 100 FL) and Roman Zhdanov (SB13 M 50 BR) both broke World records during the first Tokyo 2020 Paralympic finals session.
USA’s Marks notched the S6 women’s 50 free Paralympic record (PR) to take the top finals seed. Both men’s/women’s S14 100 fly PRs were broken in prelims too.
Tra le sfide da non perdere alle Paralimpiadi di Tokyo ci sono i detentori di record mondiali stabiliti nel 2021 che si ritroveranno a Tokyoa
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.
Karolina Pelendritou broke two of the 18 World Records that fell during the 2021 World Para Swimming World Series Finale in Berlin over the weekend.
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.