Sophie Hahn breaks another sprint world record at the World Para Athletic Championships in Dubai

Sophie Hahn has now broke the world record in both the 100m and 200m (PA Images)
7:46am, Thu 14 Nov 2019
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Sophie Hahn continued her golden run at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai with a new world record in the T38 200m.

It is the second time in two days that the Brit has won gold in a record time after she took the 100m title the day before.

Hahn sprinted to the 200m crown in style with a time of 25,92 seconds, eclipsing her own previous world record by just 0.01 seconds. 

After the race, she said: “That was absolutely incredible, I have no idea where that world record came from.

“I had no idea what was going to happen - I just wanted to go from A to B as fast as possible. I’m in shock. It’s been a perfect couple of days.”

Elsewhere on the track, Hannah Cockroft retained her T34 800m title with a new championships record of one minute 57.27 seconds.

Fellow Brit Kare Adenegan took silver after crossing the line more than four seconds later.

"I didn't really have a plan. I won it; that was the only tactic behind it," said Cockroft.

"Kare really surprised me. She went out strong to the front and she was very welcome to do that because it was quite hot outside.

"I hate being pushed to the front of the race, so she really made the race easy for me. She allowed me to save myself for the last 400m."

The championships concludes tomorrow with Great Britain currently fourth in the medal table on 18 medals as China lead the way with 41.