Brazil secured three gold medals on the third day of the Paralympic Swimming World Championship, held at the Funchal Olympic Swimming Pool Complex, on Madeira Island (Portugal). This Tuesday (14), Maria Carolina Santiago from Pernambuco (in the 50-meter freestyle in the S12 class), the Minas Gerais-born Gabriel Araújo (in the 100-meter backstroke in the S2 class) and the São Paulo-born Samuel de Oliveira (in the 50-meter butterfly in the S5 class) ) secured the highest places on the podiums of their respective races.
Brazilians rock this third day of the Swimming World Cup! There were 10 medals won. Yes, TEN medals! 3 🥇 and 7 🥉.
— Brazilian Paralympic Committee (@cpboficial) June 14, 2022
In addition, the Brazilian team secured seven bronzes this Tuesday: Joaninha Neves, in the 50 meters butterfly (S5), Talisson Glock, in the 200 meters medley (S6), Gabriel Cristiano, in the 100 meters butterfly (S8), Lucilene Sousa, in the 50 meters freestyle (S12), Débora Borges, in the 100 meters breaststroke (SB14), João Pedro Brutos, also in the 100 meters breaststroke (S14), and José Ronaldo da Silva, in the 100 meters backstroke (S1).
With that, Brazil remains in the fourth position of the medal table with 22 conquests (seven golds, six silvers and nine bronzes).