3 Sep 2012

Gold medal for swimmer

1:06 pm on 3 September 2012

Swimmer Cameron Leslie won gold in a world record time in his individual medley event at the Paralympics in London on Sunday.

Leslie, 22, led all the way in the men's 150 metre individual medley to smash the world record as he finished 13 seconds ahead of the silver medalist.

Earlier, Mary Fisher won a silver medal in the S11 women's 100m backstroke.

It is her third medal of the Games.

Fisher won a bronze medal in the 50 metre freestyle on Saturday, adding to her silver in the 100 metre event.

New Zealand now has four gold medals.