Maria Carolina Gomes enjoyed a record-breaking day in São Paulo ©Getty Images

Brazil’s Maria Carolina Gomes starred on the second day of the World Para Swimming World Series in São Paulo.

The home swimmer began the day by setting a world record of 1min 14.94sec in the women’s SB12 100 metres breaststroke.

She would better the effort in the evening session at the Brazilian Paralympic Training Centre, as she clocked 1:14.79.

Gomes had also produced an American record of 59.65 in the 100m freestyle, as well as a new continental best of 27.06 in the 50m freestyle.

The Brazilian ended second in the multi-classification 50m freestyle, her time rewarded with 963 points.

She ended behind team-mate Cecilia Araujo, whose American record of 31.00 for the S8 classification saw her receive 985 points.

Argentina’s Daniela Gimenez placed third on 944 points, having clocked 29.82.

Further success for Brazilian swimmers came in the men’s 50m freestyle, as Gabriel Cristiano de Souza produced an American record of 26.81 in the S8 classification.

His time was enough for third place in the multi-classification event, having secured 989 points.

Team-mate Phelipe Rodrigues topped the standings on 1,025 points, while Daniel Dias was second on 994.

A second World Para Swimming World Series event is taking place simultaneously in Glasgow, with competition held at Tollcross International Swimming Centre.

The event in São Paulo features around 250 swimmers from 16 countries.

It is the third successive year that the Brazilian Paralympic Training Centre has held a World Series event.