Anastasia Pagonis wins second medal as China’s Ma Jia sets world record

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More world records fell Monday as China’s Mia Jia extended the medal streak for the Chinese in the women’s 200m IM SM11 in a time of 2:42.12.

In the win, Jia bettered both the World and Paralympic records by more than four seconds.

Country-mate Cai Liwen earned silver in a time of 2:42.91, also under both of the previous World and Paralympic records.

Team USA’s Anastasia Pagonis earned her second medal of the games, securing the bronze medal in a time of 2:45.91 to set a new American record.