La classifica dei nuotatori con più medaglie alle Paralimpiadi vede quattro donne nelle prime cinque posizioni. Tra queste Jessica Long
American Jessica Long won six medals in Tokyo, giving her 29 for her career which ranks second all-time among swimmers.
A trio of Paralympic records fell on day 8 prelims. Among them was Italy’s Antonio Fantin, who bettered his S6 men’s 100 FR two-day-old Paralympic mark.
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.
American Robert Griswold upgraded his 2016 bronze to 2020 gold in the S8 men’s 100 back here in Tokyo en route a new class World record.
CYP’s Pelendritou and CHN’s Guizhi became the first S11 females to break 30 seconds in the 50 free during the third prelims session of the Tokyo Paralympics.
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.
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.
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.
After they were originally going to be quarantined for 14 days due to a pair of positive cases, Brazilian para swimmers are now training in Hamamatsu.
Brazil’s Daniel Dias was the overall champion of both the 2017 and 2018 World Para Swimming World Series circuits. The 2021 circuit kicks off in April.
14-time Paralympic gold medalist Daniel Dias has announced that he will be retiring from the sport following the 2020 Paralympic Games this summer.
Colombia’s Vargas had a banner day Thursday while Brazilian swimmers won a whopping ten medals to continue their own dominant week.
Night one of the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru, also saw particularly strong performances from Mexico’s squad.
A total of 1,850 athletes from 33 countries will be in action across 17 sports in the Peruvian capital from Friday 23 August to 1 September, making it the…