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.
Stefano Raimondi conquista la sua sesta medaglia alle Paralimpiadi di Tokyo 2020. Questa mattina apre con argento nei 200 metri misti SM10
As four World and eight Paralympic records fell during day 9 finals in Tokyo, USA’s Jessica Long earned her 28th career Paralympic medal.
During the penultimate prelims session of the Tokyo Paralympics, one World, two continental, and three Paralympic records were broken.
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.
After picking up golds in the S14 100 free and mixed 4×100 free relay, Brit Reece Dunn took down the 200 IM World record en route his third title in Tokyo.
Two swimmers broke their respective class Paralympic records by competing with a higher class’ heats. A continental record also fell on day 7 prelims.
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.
I 100 metri stile libero maschili S10 portano all’Italia una preziosa medaglia di bronzo paralimpica firmata da Stefano Raimondi.
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.
Italy’s Antonio Fantin will make his Paralympic debut in Tokyo. The 20-year-old is the two-time defending world champion in the S6 400 free.