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PUBLISHED: 18:14 18 August 2013 | UPDATED: 18:14 18 August 2013

Amy Marren won her first world title in Canada last night (swpix.com)

Amy Marren won her first world title in Canada last night (swpix.com)

Simon Wilkinson - simon@swpix.com

Youngster celebrates again in Canada

Amy Marren claimed her third gold medal of the IPC World Championships in Canada with a record-breaking performance last night.

The 15-year-old Hall Mead pupil won the S9 100 butterfly title in a new British best of 1:10.07, beating Spanish rival Sarai Gascon by half a second and eclipsing Steph Millward’s previous national record.

And her latest success completed a golden hat-trick after victory in the 200m medley and 4x100m freestyle relay, following silver in the 100m freestyle at the start of the week.

“I didn’t know it was a British record. I wasn’t expecting that at all,” said Romford Town’s Marren.

“I’m delighted but there is still a lot to work on for me in the event and I will be trying my hardest to do that.”

Newham-born Marren could add more medals to her haul on the final day of competition as she lines up in the 100m backstroke and 4x100m medley relay events.


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