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Australia's Daniel Fox sets new world record in para-swimming heat

Australia's Daniel Fox sets a new world record in the men's 200m freestyle S14 heat at the Commonwealth Games.

Daniel Fox has broken the world record in the men's 200m freestyle S14 para-swimming heat at the Commonwealth Games this morning.

Australia's Daniel Fox celebrates setting a new world record in the men's parasport 200m freestyle B14 heat on July 26, 2014© Getty Images

The Australian completed the distance in 1:57.16, finishing over four seconds ahead of compatriot Mitchell Kilduff, who was second.

England's Thomas Hamer came third, just 0.03 seconds quicker than Welsh swimmer Jack Thomas.

The final of the S14 event takes place this evening.

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