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.
Emma McKeon challenged Cate Campbell’s Australian record in the 100 free this morning. McKeon and Campbell lead a packed field in tonight’s final.
The US’ Anastasia Pagonis and New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe also won multiple golds at the first stop of the 2020 World Series.
Teenager Simone Barlaam headined the night by breaking a seven-year-old world record in the men’s S9 100 back.
Hodge tied for first place in the 100 fly Thursday, and already won the 100 back, 200 IM, and 50 back earlier in the meet.
Hodge won both the 200 IM and 50 back.
With the 2019 Australian National Championships serving as qualification for the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships, there were plenty of multi-class swimmers in action on night 2 at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre.
Liam Schluter of Queensland took 400m free silver, but crushed his own S14 World Record in the 100m free race tonight at the Australian National Championships.
The 2019 Vic Open wrapped up tonight in Melbourne, with 23-year-old Jessica Hansen completing her sweep of the women’s breaststroke events.
Canada’s Nicolas-Guy Turbide set his second Americas record of the 2018 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships Sunday.
Americans Rebecca Meyers and Jessica Long picked up wins in the 200 IM Saturday, and Team Canada posted an impressive 10-medal day.
Adam Peaty will shoot for a sub-58 100 breast on day 4 on the Gold Coast.
South Africa made a move in the medal table, courtesy of Chad Le Clos, Tatjana Schoenmaker and Cameron van der Burgh.
Chad Le Clos will take on both the 200 fly and 100 free at day 3 prelims of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Australia’s Timothy Disken is the only Paralympic champ taking the field in the same event in which he won Rio gold. Disken was the S9 100 free champ in Rio, seven tenths ahead of teammate Brenden Hall. Both are in the field this week and should battle for the event title.