Paralympics

Canada's Auré​​​​​​​lie Rivard breaks para swimming world record in 400-metre freestyle

Aurélie Rivard of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., broke her second para swimming world record in as many days and Canada's seventh of the weekend, clocking four minutes 26.69 seconds in the women's 400-metre freestyle S10 on Sunday at the Neptune Invitational in Montreal.

Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., native set world mark in 200 free on Saturday

Canadian para swimmer Auré​​​​​​​lie Rivard broke the 400-metre freestyle S10 world record on Sunday, one day after setting the world mark in the 200 free at the Neptune Invitational in Montreal. (Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Aurélie Rivard of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., broke her second para swimming world record in as many days and Canada's seventh of the weekend, clocking four minutes 26.69 seconds in the women's 400-metre freestyle S10 on Sunday at the Neptune Invitational in Montreal.

The 2016 triple Paralympic gold medallist set the world mark in the 200 free S10 on Saturday in 2:05.38.

Rivard, 23, collected five medals at the world championships in September, raising her career total to 14.

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