Siobhan Paton celebrates victory from her favourite lane

Lane 4 in swimming is reserved for the fastest qualifiers and Siobhan Paton claimed it as her lane for the women’s S14 swimming events at the Sydney summer Paralympics. Paton finished the Games with 6 individual gold medals, breaking 9 world records in the process. She was Australia’s greatest medal winner at the Sydney Games and in 2019 her haul of 6 individual gold medals remains the highest ever by an Australian at a single Games.