An alternative to the Russian Paralympics has immediately marked world records in swimming. So, Andrew Granick surpassed the world record for the 100m breaststroke. With a time of 1 minute 27,36 sec, while previous his record was 1.30,07 sec.
Another Russian swimmer Anna Krushina set a world record at a distance of 50m freestyle in class S13 with the result of 27,22 seconds, beating the record of German Jovanny Hopf (27,38), and later showed a new best time in the world in the 100m back (1.06,07), the previous record was (1.06,85).
Another swimmer in the class S4 Roman Zhdanov has also pleased the Russians. In swimming freestyle on a distance of 50m he set a world record with a score of 42,13 sec.
According to first Vice-President of the Russian Paralympic Committee Pavel Rozhkov, talks are underway about carrying out the international competitions in Russia.
«We have already started negotiations with the international sports federations, which are ready to conduct our competitions. There are enough bases in Russia, we intend to use Sochi, Kazan, sports teams base in Novogorsk, Round Lake, Ramenskoye. The possibilities are even in the far East», the official said.