GOLD! Swimmer Maisie Summers-Newton from Wollaston grabs glory in Paralympics

The swimmer has set a new world record!

Thursday, 26th August 2021, 10:41 am
Updated Thursday, 26th August 2021, 10:42 am
Maisie Summers-Newton wins GOLD.

The teenager from Wollaston secured an impressive victory in the SM6 200m individual medley final on Thursday morning, breaking the world record in the process.

The 19-year-old Northampton Swimming Club ace produced a stunning performance to see off the challenge of Ukraine’s Yelyzaveta Mereshko, having hit the front halfway through the race.

Summers-Newton's GB team-mate Ellie Simmonds was fifth.

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