Swimmer Scott sets world record

Loanhead swimmer Scott Quin
Loanhead swimmer Scott Quin

IPS swimmer Scott Quin has broken his own world record for the S14 men’s 100m breaststroke – having set the world mark only last month.

The 24-year-old from Loanhead set the vacant world record for the re-instated S14 event in November by beating the British record of 1:07.58 with a time of 1:07.39 at the British Disability Short Course Championships in Manchester.

But at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh on December 13 he broke his world record with a time of 1:06.98 while up against able-bodied swimmers.

Quin was delighted to win at his “home” pool where he trains nine times a week. He said: “It’s given me even more confidence to prepare for the long-course season and is the next step to Rio 2016.”

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