He is the rising star of the Italian para swimming team. Simone Barlaam is just 20 and he is already seven times world champion. The 2020 World Para Swimming European Open Championships have just ended. From the Complexo de Ponteada in Funchal, Portugal, Simone Barlaam took home 4 gold medals and a world record in the 100m freestyle.
Next appointment, at the end August, in Tokyo, where the Paralympic games will be held.
(Image credits: @Augusto Bizzi)