Portuguese swimmers Tomás Cordeiro, in the 100-metre breaststroke and with a personal record, and Daniel Videira, in the 100-metre backstroke, were this Monday ranked eighth in the distance finals at the Adapted Swimming Worlds in Manchester.
Tomás Cordeiro entered the final with the eighth time, 1.13.32 minutes, a personal best that earned him a B minimum for the Paris2024 Paralympic Games, for which he already has an A minimum in the 200 styles, in the SM10 category, and confirmed his position, but with better mark: 1.13,15.
He will still swim the 400 free, 100 breaststroke and 200 styles, after achieving one of the best results in his debut in Manchester, England.
Videira also managed the eighth best time in the qualifiers, 1.22.92 in the 100 backstroke, and improved in the final, achieving 1.22.79.
In other results of the day, Marco Meneses was 11th in the 50 free (28.01) and Ana Castro 10th in the 400 free (5.47.08). On Tuesday, Tomás Cordeiro will swim the 400 freestyle qualifiers.