Home swimmer Simone Barlaam set two world records in the men's 50 metres freestyle on the third day of action at the World Para Swimming World Series event in Lignano Sabbiadoro, on a day when his compatriot Antonio Fantin still beat him to gold.
Barlaam, an S9 category swimmer who had won the previous day’s 100 metres backstroke title, set a first record of 24.51sec in the morning heats and then lowered his mark with a time of 24.39sec in the final, earning 1055 points.
But Fantin, the S5 European champion, earned 1056 points after finishing in 30.59sec, having set a world record of 30.16 in the heats.
Britain’s Alice Tai, winner of the previous day’s 100m backstroke, took gold in the women's 50m freestyle.
Ihar Boki, the multiple Paralympic champion from Belarus, won the men’s 400m freestyle title – the S13 category swimmer recorded a time of 3min 59.54sec.
The women’s 400m freestyle victory went to home swimmer Francesco Palazzo Xenia.
Spain's Antoni Ponce won the men’s 200m medley title, with the women’s version going to Italy's Carlotta Gilli.