Jordan Catchpole was one of three British winners on the first day of the Para Swimming World Series event in Aberdeen ©Getty Images

Tanja Scholz broke the women's S4 100 metres freestyle word record on the first day of the season-opening Para Swimming World Series event in Aberdeen.

The German swimmer clocked 1min 25.10sec at Aberdeen Sports Village, beating the previous record set in Berlin in July 2017 by Italy's Monica Boggioni by 0.32sec.

That earned her first place with 1,011 points.

Britons Hannah Russell, a seven-time Paralympic medallist competing in the S12 class, and S9 swimmer Toni Shaw, who finished third in the 400m freestyle at Tokyo 2020, completed the podium with 842 and 833 points from their respective times of 1:01.85 and 1:03.53.

Home favourite Jordan Catchpole led a British one-two-three in the men's 100m freestyle event, the S14 swimmer earning 872 from his 53.92 effort.

Stephen Clegg, winner of three S12 medals at Tokyo 2020, placed second with his 54.00 earning 837, with Louis Lawlor third after scoring 835 from 54.71.

There were two other British winners on the first day of the event.

SM6 swimmer Maisie Summers-Newton came out on top in the women's 200m individual medley, scoring 949 from a 2:59.75 effort, with her SM14 compatriot Bethany Firth second in 2:27.51 and with 825.

Róisín Ní Ríainof Ireland took bronze, with the SM13 swimmer collecting 804 for a 2:32.07.

Lyndon Longhorne was the other athlete representing the host nation to earn gold, the SM4 athlete notching 526 with his time of 2:54.80 in the men's 150m individual medley.

Fellow SM4 swimmers Javier Torres of Spain and Harvey Phillips of Britain scored 522 and 243, respectively.

The men's 200m individual medley podium was occupied by three SM14 athletes.

Iceland's Robert Isak Jonsson clinched gold with 817 from 2:16.91, with Britain's Louis Lawlor second with 790 and Belgian Aymeric Parmentier third with 741.

The other event held today was the women's 150m individual medley, in which Germany's SM4 swimmer Gina Böttcher was the only competitor.

Böttcher clocked 3:08.27 for a score of 606.

Competition in Aberdeen is due to continue with breaststroke and backstroke events over 50m and 100m.

A separate Para Swimming World Series event is due to begin at the Melbourne Sports Centre in Australia tomorrow, running until Sunday (February 20).

Nearly 40 athletes from Australia, India, Malaysia, Russia and Thailand are due to feature in Melbourne, with home favourites Ben Popham, Lakeisha Patterson, Ronan Crothers, Benjamin Hance and Rachael Watson among the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic gold medallists in action.