Brazil and Mexico claimed the two morning swimming gold medals on Thursday (13 August), the sixth day of competition at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.
Camille Rodrigues (1:16.15) sealed Brazil’s 25th swimming gold medal in the women's 100m backstroke S9. The USA’s Anna Johannes (1:18.69) led Canada’s Katarina Roxon (1:20.58) onto the podium.
Rodrigues had already climbed onto the first step of the podium in the women's 400m freestyle S9 on Sunday (9 August), ahead of Roxon and Johannes.
A Mexican one-two came in the women's 150m individual medley SM4 with Nely Miranda (3:06.34) claiming her third gold medal at Toronto 2015, finishing well ahead of teammate Patricia Valle (3:34.70). Brazil’s Rildene Fonseca (3:44.71) collected bronze.
This evening’s session will feature 15 medal events.