MONTERREY, Mexico – Fourteen-year-old Amanda Reason of LaSalle ON, set a new Senior Canadian Record and Championship record in the 50 m breaststroke on day one of the World Junior Championships in Monterrey, Mexico.

Reason, coached by Andrei Semenov, clocked a 31.25 in semi-finals breaking Annamay Pierse’s old record of 31.57 set in 2007.

Reason is the top qualifier for the women’s 50 breaststroke final.

She currently holds the national record for the long course 50m freestyle in the 13-14 year-old age category. She also holds the provincial record in the short course 13-14 year-old 50m freestyle.