SALISBURY'S Lucy-Jane Matthews continued her record breaking season on her way to a brilliant bronze medal at the European Under-20 Championships at Boras in Sweden.

The 16-year-old hurdler was the youngest member of the Great Britain team at the event, being still able to qualify for the under-17 category and was up against girls four years senior to her.

However, this did not stop her winning a place on the podium. with a medal in the 100 metres hurdles.

The teenage sensation started her campaign in the sunny city in southern Sweden by winning her heat by a clear margin in 13.52 seconds, which gave her a prime lane in the final and ranked her fourth fastest.

However, there was still more to come from the Salisbury runner and in the final she clocked a personal best of 13.38 which saw take the bronze medal.

Her time also broke the British record to make her the fastest ever under-18 100m hurdler and also means she is ranked number one in Europe as well.

Matthews said on her twitter account after her success: "So proud to be European Junior Bronze medalist in the 100m Hurdles!

"To have medalled in the under-20 category whilst still an under-17 is something I am unbelievably excited about!

"I am so grateful to the GB team, my coaches and to the people back home- this one’s for you."

Matthews is not about to take a rest just yet, as the teenager is hoping to be selected for the under-18 England Youth Team for the Home Nations Cup in Dublin on August 3.