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.
#12 seed Louis Townsend dropped the 100 breast final. Pacific Games medalist Wesley Roberts scratched the 400 free final after placing 8th during prelims.
Summers-Newton’s record was one of four world marks set on day three in London.
100 back medalists Taylor Ruck, Kylie Masse and Emily Seebohm will do battle once again in the 200 back final on day 4 of the Commonwealth Games.
Adam Peaty will shoot for a sub-58 100 breast on day 4 on the Gold Coast.
South Africa made a move in the medal table, courtesy of Chad Le Clos, Tatjana Schoenmaker and Cameron van der Burgh.
Chad Le Clos will take on both the 200 fly and 100 free at day 3 prelims of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Australia’s Timothy Disken is the only Paralympic champ taking the field in the same event in which he won Rio gold. Disken was the S9 100 free champ in Rio, seven tenths ahead of teammate Brenden Hall. Both are in the field this week and should battle for the event title.
Canadian Shelby Newkirk broke the S7 100 back WR at day two of the Para Swimming Canadian Open.
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Ellie Cole (right) broke a World Record in the 50 free earlier this week, and today was formally nominated to the 2016 Paralympics.
Cochrane, Cole and Hall all recorded times at the Australian Championships in Sydney in April in their respective events that rank them number one in the world and will headline for the Australian team.
30 para-swimmers will represent Australia at this summer’s IPC World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. The squad was selected at the conclusion of the Australian Swimming Championships this week.
Matthew Cowdrey brings experience to the men’s team, while 21-year-old Jacqueline Freney will lead a women’s squad abundant in youth.