Pelendritou reaches finals at the Madeira 2022 championships


Cyprus’ Olympic champion, Karolina Pelendritou, went through to the finals of the Women’s 50m Freestyle S11 at the Madeira 2022 Para Swimming World Championships taking place from 12-18 June 2022.

The Cypriot champion clinched the victory in the second qualifying series of the S11 category and first in the general classification of the 50m freestyle, achieving a new record of 29.58 second which is also a new European record.

The final will be held later on Sunday.

Head of the Cypriot National Paralympic Committee delegation, Efthimios Polidorou, congratulating Pelendritou, told CNA that she is “simply unbeatable, a worthy ambassador of Cyprus”.