Meilutyte, 16, breaks world record

SWIMMING: Teenager Ruta Meilutyte broke the 100m breaststroke world record in the World Championship semi-finals in Barcelona yesterday. The 16-year-old, who won gold for Lithuania at last year’s Olympics, lives and trains in Plymouth and clocked one minute 4.30 seconds. She said: “A gold medal would be a cherry on top of the ice cream.”