Tokyo Paralympics: Hong Kong’s Chan Yui-lam sets Games record in women’s 100m butterfly heat

//Tokyo Paralympics: Hong Kong’s Chan Yui-lam sets Games record in women’s 100m butterfly heat

Tokyo Paralympics: Hong Kong’s Chan Yui-lam sets Games record in women’s 100m butterfly heat

Teenager Chan Yui-lam set a new Paralympic record in the women’s 100-metres butterfly S14 heats as three of Hong Kong’s swimmers opened the city’s 2020 Games campaign at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.The 17-year-old Paralympics debutant clocked an impressive 1:07.20, edging Britain’s Jessica-Jane Applegate at the wall, to seal a spot in the final. However, the new Paralympic record did not last long – Russian world record holder Valeriia Shabalina took her Games record back in the next heat in 1:05…

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