New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe has won her second gold, and third medal, of the Paralympics with a world record time in the S10 100m butterfly.
The 19-year-old, who won gold in the S10 200m individual medley and silver in the S10 50m freestyle, set a new world record of 1:04:43, almost half a second faster than the world record she set in the heats.
She was not challenged in the final, beating out the silver emdal winner Oliwia Jablonska of Poland by four seconds while bronze went to Elodie Lorandi of France who was a further second back.
Pascoe now needs just one more gold medal to equal the three golds and a silver she secured in Beijing four years ago, and has three more events up her sleeve.
What a great achievement, and she is still so young. Here’s hoping for more medals.