HILLEND swimmer Tain Bruce has smashed records once again by clocking a lifetime best at the Scottish Short Course National Championships.

The former Carnegie Swimming Club member blew her competition out of the water by breaking the Scottish national record once again in the 100m butterfly final with a time of 57.15.

The career-fast time was just one of five gold-medal finishes for the University of Edinburgh competitor during the meet on the weekend of December 7-9.

Her time of 26.43 in the 50m butterfly earned another top podium place and was just four-hundredths of a second away from breaking the 50m fly record.

She also swam a lifetime best in the 200m butterfly final, finishing in 2:08.77 which was worthy of a silver medal.

More gold was to follow in her club's relay events with three golds from three events as she finished top in the 4x100m free relay, 4x50 free and the 4x50 medley.

The 20-year-old is now heading off to Spain in the new year for a training camp.

It's been a year of success for Bruce after being named as the Sporting Champion of the Year at the Press Community Champion Awards for 2018.