Hall sets record in 400m victory

Brenden Hall finished seven seconds clear of the field in setting a new world record in the S9 400m freestyle and notching up Australia's 17th gold medal.

Brenden Hall finished seven seconds clear of the field in setting a new world record in the S9 400m freestyle and notching up Australia's 17th gold medal.

Hall, 19, finished in 4 minutes, 10.88 seconds, well clear of Hungarian Tamas Sors and Italy's Federico Morlacchi.

Elsewhere, Ellie Cole won a bronze in the equivalent women's event behind Paralympic legend Natalie du Toit of South Africa who won her 12th gold medal.

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