Paralympic Swimming Success in Barra

By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Last week saw Rio de Janeiro host the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships at the Parque Aquático Julio Delamare, in Barra da Tijuca, with the participation of over four hundred paralympic athletes from thirty one different countries.

After seven days of competition, Brazil ended the championship in 4th place. Russia were first with 52 medals (34 Gold, 12 Silver and 6 Bronze), followed by the Australians, with 55 medals (23 Gold, 18 Silver and 14 Bronze) and the USA, with 51 (20 Gold, 20 Silver and 11 Bronze). Brazil . . .

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