Simone Barlaam: World Champion Swimmer Headed for the Paralympic 2021
The Unique & Able Project spoke to Simone Barlaam this year during the pandemic over Zoom to find out more about this super-talented young man. Simone Barlaam is a seven-time World Para champion swimmer who holds record breaking time for the 50- and 100-meter freestyle and 100m backstroke in the S9 class. He is also a four-time European champion. This next summer, he will take part in the Paralympic 2021 to be held in Japan on August 24 to September 5, 2021. Along with all these wins, he is also a great artist, excellent student with a vision and someone who has overcome great challenges to be where he is today.