Raman Salei won his 3rd gold medal for Azerbaijan, bringing their medal count to 4 golds total. Meanwhile, Jessica Long is now a 29-time Paralympic medalist.
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.
Belarus’ Ihar Boki took the SM13 men’s 200 IM on day six, his 4th gold in Tokyo and 15th career Paralympic title. His swim was among nine World records too.
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.
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.
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.
Roman Zhdanov (middle) and Valeriia Shabalina of the Russian Paralympic Committee each broke a world record on day 1 of the Tokyo Paralympic Games.
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.
Tra le sfide da non perdere alle Paralimpiadi di Tokyo ci sono i detentori di record mondiali stabiliti nel 2021 che si ritroveranno a Tokyoa
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.
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.
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.
Russia’s Roman Zhdanov won the men’s 150IM SM4 final with a time of 2:22.38, breaking the World Record set by Cameron Leslie of New Zealand in 2016 by .74.
Nuoto Paralimpico: Antonio Fantin abbassa il Record del Mondo in finale, Arjola Trimi è Record Europeo. Italia in cima al medagliere