2 of the 9 world records that fell on day 2 of the Paralympics were broken by 17-year-olds Anastasia Pagonis (above, 400 free) and Gia Pergolini (100 back.)
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.
Ukraine’s Yelyzaveta Mereshko took about one-third of a second off the SM6 200 IM world record, set by Great Britain’s Maisie Summers-Newton in 2019.
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.
Steve Buckley has assembled swimmers from across Great Britain, including double Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Adlington, to help him perform…
Great Britain announced the para swimmers who will compete at its upcoming home world championships in London.
With the new classification system in place, para athletes have begun the reclassification process – but the sport seems plagued with as much disarray as ever.
European Record holder and 4-time World Champion Tully Kearney has been reclassified to the S7/SB6/SM7 classes. Kearney underwent a classification review…
Tully Kearney, who won 4 World Championships in 2015, won’t be replaced on the British roster.
Great Britain’s Tully Kearney won a pair of gold medals on the final day of action at the 2015 IPC World Championships.