Remember These 31 Names: Rio 2016 Record Breakers with Vision Loss

BAKA Abdellatif from ALG, T13 class

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The Paralympic Games held in Rio was impressively successful and more than 500 world records/paralympic records have been reset in almost each section of sports.


Here is a roundup of impressive record breakers participating visual impairment classes and their achievements of the tournament, all took place in athletics and swimming.


Class identification:


B1,B2,B3 are a medical-based Paralympic classification for blind sport.


The classification system for blind and vision impaired sport often has comparable classes in other sports:

1. S11, SB11, SM11 are disability swimming classifications

S represents Freestyle, Backstroke and Butterfly strokes. SB means breaststroke. SM means individual medley.

2. T11/F11, T12/F12, T13/F13 are disability athletics classifications

T for Track, and F for Field.


B1=T11/F11=S11, SB11, SM11

B2=T12/F12=S12, SB12, SM12

B3=T13/F13=S13, SB13, SM13


BROWN David from USA

Class: T11

Sport: Men's 100m

New Paralympic Record: 10.99s



CLEGG Libby from GBR

Class: T11

Sport: Women's 100m

New World Record & Paralympic Record: 11.91s

Sport: Women's 200m

New Paralympic Record: 24.51s



LIU Cuiqing from CHN

Class: T11

Sport: Women's 100m

New World Record & Paralympic Record: 11.96s

Sport: Women's 400m

New Paralympic Record: 56.31s



SHIKONGO Ananias from NAM

Class: T11

Sport: Men's 200m

New Paralympic Record: 22.44s on 15September



ZHENG Jin from CHN

Class: T11

Sport: Women's 1500m

New World Record & Paralympic Record: 4:38.92

Sport: Women's Marathon

New World Record: 3:19:46



CHEBANU Elena from AZE

Class: T12

Sport: Women's 200m

New Paralympic Record: 24.16s



DURAND Omara from CUB

Class: T12

Sport: Women's 100m

New Paralympic Record: 11.40s

New World Record: 11.40s

Sport: Women's 200m

New Paralympic Record: 23.05s

Sport: Women's 400m

New World Record & Paralympic Record: 51.77s



ADZHAMETOVA Leilia from UKR

Class: T13

Sport: Women's 100m

New World Record & Paralympic Record: 11.79s



ALOUI Bilel from TUN

Class: T13

Sport: Men's 5000m

New World Record: 14:33.33

New Paralympic Record: 14:33.33



AMGUOUN Mohamed from MAR

Class: T13

Sport: Men's 400m

New World Record: 47.15s

New Paralympic Record: 47.15s



BAKA Abdellatif from ALG

Class: T13

Sport: Men's 1500m

New World Record: 3:48.29

New Paralympic Record: 3:48.29



SILVA Alessandro Rodrigo from BRA

Class: F11

Sport: Men's Discus Throw

New Paralympic Record: 43.06m



ALIYEVA Irada from AZE

Class: F12

Sport: Women's Javelin Throw

New Paralympic Record: 42.58m



BURKHANOVA Safiya from UZB

Class: F12

Sport: Women's Shot Put

New Paralympic Record: 15.05m

New World Record: 15.05m



KAYUMOVA Nozimakhon from UZB

Class: F13

Sport: Women's Javelin Throw

New Paralympic Record: 44.58m

New World Record: 44.58m



SVECHNIKOV Aleksandr from UZB

Class: F13

Sport: Men's Javelin Throw

New Paralympic Record: 65.69m



FISHER Mary from NZL

Class: S11

Sport: Women's 100m Backstroke

New Paralympic Record: 1:17.96

New World Record: 1:17.96



LI Guizhi from CHN

Class: S11

Sport: Women's 50m Freestyle

New Paralympic Record: 30.73s

New World Record: 30.73s



SNYDER Bradley from USA

Class: S11

Sport: Men's 100m Freestyle

New Paralympic Record: 56.15s

New World Record: 56.15s



ZALEVSKYI Dmytro from UKR

Class: S11

Sport: Men's 50m Backstroke

New World Record: 31.75s

Sport: Men's 100m Backstroke

New World Record Paralympic Record: 1:06.66



YANG Bozun from CHN

Class: SB11

Sport: Men's 100m Breaststroke

New World Record Paralympic Record: 1:10.08



ZHANG Xiaotong from CHN

Class: SB11

Sport: Women's 50m Breaststroke

New World Record: 38.02s

Sport: Women's 100m Breaststroke

New Paralympic Record: 1:23.02

New World Record: 1:23.02



RUSSELL Hannah from GBR

Class: S12

Sport: Women's 50m Backstroke

New World Record: 31.62s

Sport: Women's 100m Backstroke

New Paralympic Record: 1:06.06

New World Record: 1:06.06



IZOTAU Uladzimir from BLR

Class: SB12

Sport: Men's 100m Breaststroke

New Paralympic Record: 1:06.82



AMILOVA Fotimakhon from UZB

Class: S13

Sport: Women's 50m Butterfly

New World Record: 29.80s

Sport: Women's 100m Butterfly

New Paralympic Record: 1:04.72

New World Record: 1:04.72

Class: SB13

Sport: Women's 50m Breaststroke

New World Record: 33.96s

Sport: Women's 100m Breaststroke

New Paralympic Record: 1:12.45

New World Record: 1:12.45

Class: SM13

Sport: Women's 200m Individual Medley

New Paralympic Record: 2:24.43

New World Record: 2:24.43



BOKI Ihar from BLR

Class: S13

Sport: Men's 100m Butterfly

New World Record: 53.85s

New Paralympic Record: 53.85s

Sport: Men's 400m Freestyle

New Paralympic Record: 3:55.62

Sport: Men's 50m Freestyle

New Paralympic Record: 23.73s

New Paralympic Record: 23.44s

Sport: Men's 100m Freestyle

New Paralympic Record: 51.45s

New Paralympic Record: 50.90s

Sport: Men's 100m Backstroke

New Paralympic Record: 56.82s

Sport: Men's 50m Backstroke

New World Record: 27.42s

Sport: Men's 100m Backstroke

New World Record: 56.68s

New Paralympic Record: 56.68s

Class: SM13

Sport: Men's 200m Individual Medley

New Paralympic Record: 2:04.02



KANE Abby from GBR

Class: S13

Sport: Women's 100m Backstroke

New Paralympic Record: 1:09.09

Sport: Women's 100m Butterfly

New World Record & Paralympic Record: 1:03.25

Sport: Women's 200m Freestyle

New World Record: 2:07.64

Sport: Women's 400m Freestyle

New World Record: 4:19.59

New Paralympic Record: 4:19.59



ODILOVA Muslima from UZB

Class: S13

Sport: Women's 50m Butterfly

New World Record: 29.14s



STETSENKO Anna from UKR

Class: S13

Sport: Women's 50m Freestyle

New World Record Paralympic Record: 27.34s

Sport: Women's 100m Backstroke

New Paralympic Record: 1:08.30



KRAWZOW Elena from GER

Class: SB13

Sport: Women's 50m Breaststroke

New World Record: 36.04s

Sport: Women's 100m Breaststroke

New Paralympic Record: 1:17.25



REDFERN Rebecca from GBR

Class: SB13

Sport: Women's 50m Breaststroke

New World Record: 35.85s

Sport: Women's 100m Breaststroke

New Paralympic Record: 1:17.08



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