Para-swimming World Series: Double medal joy for GB's Alice Tai in Berlin

Alice Tai
Alice Tai set a European record on her way to second in the 200m freestyle in Berlin

Britain's Alice Tai won gold and silver within minutes of each other at the Para-swimming World Series finale in Berlin.

Tai, 20, won silver in the S8 200m freestyle before returning to the pool to claim victory in the 100m butterfly.

Her 200m time of 2:17.93 was also a European record, as she finished behind Canada's Aurelie Rivard.

Toni Shaw won silver in the S9 100m butterfly, while Jessica-Jane Applegate came in fifth in the S14 race.

GB swimmer Brock Whiston broke the S8 100m breaststroke world record twice on her way to silver, recording a time of 1:14.41 in the final.

In the same race, S6 swimmer Maisie Summers-Newton secured bronze and five-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds was seventh.

Reece Dunn set a new S14 world record and a bronze medal in the men's 200m freestyle, finishing in 1:53.57.

He set another world record on Friday, this time in the S14 men's 100m freestyle to win gold, while Tai added a a world record of her own in the S8 women's 50m backstroke.

However, both events are not part of the programme for next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

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