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Last Updated: Tuesday May 26 2009 12:16 GMT

New swim record for Ellie Simmonds

Ellie Simmonds

Teen swimming star Ellie Simmonds has set a new world record at the BT Paralympic World Cup.

The double Olympic gold medallist won the S6 100m freestyle in Manchester, smashing the old record by 1.3 seconds, and her personal best by two seconds.

After the race Ellie said: "I didn't think I could get a world record here so I'm surprised but delighted.

"I still have plenty of work to do. But every time I get into the water I just try my best."

Natalie Jones came second, also setting a personal best of 1:20.14.

Elsewhere, their team-mates Dave Roberts, Sam Hynd and Heather Frederiksen also won gold medals on the final day of competition.