Israel’s Ami Dadaon set two world records at the European Para Swimming Championships, capping a successful meet in which he won three gold medals and a silver.
Dadaon, 20, won golds in the 50-meter, 100-meter, and 200-meter freestyle races, setting a new world best time in the last two events.
In the 50 meter race, he broke the European record. He also won a silver medal in the 150-meter individual medley.
His teammate Mark Maylar, 21, also won four medals, including a gold in the 100-meter backstroke, while Iyad Shalabi, 33, took gold in the 50-meter backstroke.
Yulia Gordiychuk, 23, won a bronze medal in the women’s 400-meter freestyle.
In all, Israel won 5 gold, 4 silver and three bronze medals at the championships that were held over the last week in Madeira, Portugal.