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.
On day six, Israel’s Ami Omer Dadaon took down Zhdanov’s S4 200 free World Record from 2019. Ukraine has taken the lead in team standings, surpassing Italy.
Dunn took the win and the British record for a second time in the day, clocking 59.96 in the men’s 100 backstroke for a mammoth 965 points.
Multi-time world champion Alice Tai headlines the 21 selections to Britain’s Podium squad for 2019-2020.
Italian Simone Barlaam won his fourth gold medal in four attempts this week Sunday, setting a world record in the men’s S9 50 free.
Zhdanov broke the longstanding record by over two seconds; Great Britain’s Brock Whiston also downed a 7-year-old world record.
Tai has now won the women’s S8 400 free, 100 fly, 100 back and 100 free this week in London. She was classed down from S9 to S8 last year.
The United States’ Becca Meyers broke her own world record in the S12 400 free, one of five records to fall on the first night of the meet.
Los podios finales se basaron en el mayor número de puntos conseguidos en las dos mejores etapas de las seis etapas posibles.
The podium finishers were crowned based on the scores of their top two meets out of the six-meet series.
Stars Alice Tai, Robert Griswold, and Ihar Boki were among the para swimmers to set world records in Berlin last weekend.
Great Britain announced the para swimmers who will compete at its upcoming home world championships in London.