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Pelendritou sets third new world record

Cypriot Paralympic gold medalist Karolina Pelendritou, also known as the ‘Princess of the Pool’ set a third world record in the space of a couple of days at the IDM Berlin 2014, the International Idm Schwimmen Meeting for impaired swimmers.

On Saturday, Pelendritou, who is visually impaired, set her third new world record at the finals of the 50 meters breaststroke in the SB 12 category (34:87), after having set a world record earlier in the day during the semifinals of the meters breaststroke (34:91).

On Friday, Pelendritou set her first new world record in Berlin in the 200m breaststroke (2:50:01).

The IDM is one of the top events in the world and is considered a `dress rehearsal` for the European Swimming Championship held during the the summer, where Pelendritou will defend her European Champion title.

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