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Record-breaker Simmons leads gold rush
Ellie Simmonds set a new world record as she claimed her second title of the IPC World Championships on another golden day for Great Britain's swimmers.
Simmonds claimed gold in the S6 200m individual medley in a time of three minutes 4.41 seconds to seal Britain's third title of the night following fine performances from Jonathan Fox and Sascha Kindred.
The evening was topped off by a fourth win for Britain as the women's 4x100m 34-point freestyle relay team stormed to victory in the final race of the night.
It was a familiar performance from Simmonds, who was second at the final turn but sped away on the freestyle leg to claim the title by 11.16 seconds from Verena Schott of Germany, lowering her own world record by nearly a second in the process.
It was Simmonds' third medal of the week and her second gold, and it followed immediately on from Kindred, who claimed the title in the equivalent men's race.
Simmonds said: "I'm so happy with that race. I was quite nervous going into the race. But I knew that if I relaxed and gave it all I had I'd be okay.
"I've done a bit of training on IM and especially my breaststroke which has been moving on. I'm so chuffed to break my world record and to win another gold medal is brilliant.
"I'm surprised I'm on such good form after having three months off after London. The team is doing so well here. We've won so many medals here already and it's just a great team to be part of."
Kindred clocked 2mins 41.82secs to win the title for the fourth time in a row, holding off Brazil's Talisson Glock by 3.03s.
Fox, meanwhile, swam the second fastest time ever to seal gold in the S7 100m backstroke.
Fox defended his title with a time of one minute 9.66 seconds to get within 0.14 of his own world record.
Fox said: "I'm pretty happy with that. I had the worst turn in the history of my career but other than that I thought it was a pretty good race."
In the final race of the night, Steph Millward, Susie Rogers, Claire Cashmore and Amy Marren - on the day after her 15th birthday - teamed up to for relay gold.
The quartet stormed to victory in 4:27.95, beating the Canadian team into second by 7.46s.
It was Marren's second title, after she won gold in the S9 200m individual medley, and a second medal of the night for Cashmore, who earlier bagged a silver in the SB8 100m breaststroke.
Andy Mullen and Hannah Russell each claimed their third medal of the meet.
Mullen clocked a British record of 3:08.64 in the S5 200m medley, while Russell swam 28.19 in the S12 50m freestyle.