Swimming: Double gold medal joy for Marren

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Amy Marren claimed her fourth medal and second gold on the final day of the 2013 British International Disability Swimming Championships in Sheffield.

The 14-year old has been one of the stars of the meet, winning 100m freestyle gold, 100m butterfly silver and 100m backstroke bronze as well as qualifying for the 2013 World Championships over 400m freestyle and 200m individual medley.

And Marren closed her meet with victory in the 50m freestyle yesterday, lowering her personal best to 30.06 (898 points) to secure the ‘B’ qualification standard for the World Championships in the process.

While she admits she was hoping to duck below 30 seconds for the first time today, the teenager - who made her Paralympic debut at London 2012 last year - admitted she could have no complaints with her performance at Ponds Forge.

“I was really happy with that 50m freestyle,” said Marren. “It was faster than this morning. I wanted to beat the 30 second mark but I’m getting there piece by piece.

“I think it’s been a brilliant week.”