Diogo Cancela fourth in the 50 free at the World Adapted Swimming Championships with new record


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Portuguese swimmer Diogo Cancela was fourth today in the 50-meter freestyle final of the S8 class of the World Adapted Swimming Championships, with a new national record, with Marco Meneses also setting a new maximum in the 100 free S11.

Cancela, who had already set a new national record in the preliminaries, was fourth in the final, swimming the distance in 27.55, the first Portuguese record under 28 seconds in the distance, and 23 hundredths away from bronze.

In the 100-meter freestyle S11 class, Marco Meneses set a new national record, now at 1.00.41 minutes, by placing sixth in the final, dominated by Ukrainian Danilo Chufarov (57.13).

In the 100-meter breaststroke final for the SB5 direct class, Ivo Rocha was fifth with a time of 1.43.24 minutes, almost two seconds off the national record he set in 2019.

On Saturday, Marco Meneses swims the 100 backstroke, in which João Fidalgo is also invited, Diogo Cancela the 200 freestyle and Ivo Rocha the 200 freestyle.

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