Michelle Stilwell breaks T52 classifica​tion 200m World Record (again)

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January 21, 2013, Ottawa, (ISN) – The 2013 season is only a few weeks old but Nanoose Bay, B.C.’s Michelle Stilwell has already resumed her assault on the record books.

In Australia’s Summer Down Under Series Michelle improved her world record mark in the T52 classification wheelchair 200-metres to 33.19 seconds.

Michelle’s previous world record in the event stood at 33.58 seconds, a mark she set on May 19, 2012. The Summer Down Under Series continues tomorrow with day two action at the track in Canberra, Australia. Canadians to watch include Rachael Burrows of Barrie, Ont., Josh Cassidy of Ottawa, Ont., Keira-Lyn Frie of Saskatoon, Sask., and Stilwell.

Following the Canberra competition the series will shift on Thursday to the Sydney Track Meet, then finishes up on Saturday with the Oz Day 10km race.

Full results

For more information and complete results on the Summer Down Under Series visit: www.wsnsw.org.au/summer-down-under.html.

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