Danielle Moi (S14) secures a place in the A finals of the Women’s 400m Freestyle with a time of 5:32.56 (469 points), after shaving off her personal best by 6.2 seconds and placing 8th in the heats. The finals will see to her competing with four-time Paralympian Jessica Long (S8) who came in 1st in the heats with a time of 4:54.04 (988 points).
Toh Wei Soong (S7) ramps up for day 2 by advancing to the A finals for the Men’s 400m Freestyle and Men’s 50m Freestyle.
Team Japan looks to be building a strong team in the build up towards Tokyo2020 Paralympic Games. Out of the 8 events today, Team Japan secures a place in 6 events for A Finals.
All eyes on Sophie Pascoe (S9) from New Zealand as she is close to breaking another record in the Women’s 50m Freestyle with 1019 points (28.24s) which was 10 seconds behind her own Oceanian Record set in February 2019 record at the Melbourne World Series.