History Making Para World Champs

20 June 2022
Written by: Swimming Queensland

The 2022 Worlds Para Squad have made Australian Swimming history being the first of any Australian Swimming team where every eligible athlete will bring home a medal!

The Team totaled a whopping 7 Golds, 15 Silver and 9 Bronze

We are especially proud of all our Queensland athletes who contributed 6 Gold, 12 Silver and 4 Bronze

We are so proud of all athletes who competed in Portugal!


Full List of QLD Medal Winners:

Women’s 100m Butterfly S14 Final  
🥇Paige Leonhardt 1:05.27 (Oceanic Record)

Women’s 400m Freestyle S13 Final
🥈Katja Dedekind 4:34.68

Men’s 100m Freestyle S10
🥇Rowan Crothers 50.70

Mixed 4x100m S14 Medley Relay
🥈Ben Hance, Jake Michel, Paige Leonhardt, Madeleine McTernan 4:09.30

Men’s 400m Freestyle S9 Final
🥉Brenden Hall 4:15.97

Women’s 50m Freestyle S4 Final
🥈Rachael Watson 39.03

Women’s 50m Freestyle S13 Final
🥇 Katja Dedekind 26.98

Mixed 4X100 Medley Relay 34 Points
🥇Keira Stephens, Emily Beecroft 4:29.86

Women’s 100m Backstroke S13 Final
🥈 Katja Dedekind 1:05.98

Men’s 100m Freestyle S9 Final
🥉William Martin 55.45

Women’s 100m Freestyle S9 Final
🥈 Emily Beecroft 1:03.35

Mixed 4x100m Freestyle Relay S14
🥈 Jack Ireland, Benjamin Hance, Ruby Storm and and Madeleine McTernan (3:48.36)

Men’s 100m Breaststroke SB14
🥈Jake Michel 1:05.02

Women’s 100m Breaststroke SB14
🥈Paige Leonhardt 1:16.44

Men’s 100m Butterfly S9
🥈William Martin 59.00

Women’s 100m Butterfly S9
🥈Emily Beecroft 1:09.35

Men’s 150m Individual Medley SM3
🥉 Grant Patterson 3:13.17

Men’s 100m Backstroke S14
🥇Benjamin Hance 57.34

Women’s 100m Breaststroke SB9 Final
🥈 Keira Stephens 1:17.77

Men’s 50m Breaststroke SB2 Final
🥈Grant Patterson 1:03:58

Men’s 200m Freestyle S14 Final
🥉Benjamin Hance 1:56.14

Men’s 50m Freestyle S10
🥇Rowan Crothers 23.51


Congratulations again to our QLD Para Team

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