Ellie Simmonds breaks world record

Ellie Simmonds
Ellie Simmonds is a paralympic gold medalist Credit: ITV News Wales

Swansea's Ellie Simmonds, 17, has become the first person to break a world record at London's Aquatics Centre in the 200 metre individual medley.

The Double Paralympic Champion finished in a time of three minutes 8.14 seconds.This means she has beaten her previous best time by over half a second.

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