Italy topped the medal table for the second straight World Para Swimming Championships. Italy’s Simone Barlaam(above) can be seen celebrating his world record
Gabriel Bandeira broke the 200 IM SM14 world record to win his second gold medal of the meet and close the gap between the U.S. and Brazil in medal standings
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.
With many races swum during the day 5 finals session, 5 more World Records were broken in Tokyo, 3 of which fell at the hands of the previous WR holder.