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Nicole Turner Wins Silver In The S6 50 Metres Butterfly At Paralympic Games.

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It's Ireland's 4th medal of the Games.


Nicole Turner has won Ireland's fourth medal at the Paralympics in Tokyo.

The 19-year old from Portarlington claimed silver in the final of the S6 50 metres butterfly.

Turner produced a personal best of 36.30 seconds to finish behind China’s Yuyan Jiang.



Earlier on, Barry McClements has finished 7th in the S9 100 metres Backstroke final.

The 19-year-old from County Down set a new personal best of 1 minute 5.76 seconds in the final

Next up, Róisín Ní Riain will be back in the pool just after 11.30 for the 200 metres SM 13 Individual Medley final - it will a fourth final of the Games for the 16-year-old from Limerick.

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In Archery, Meath's Kerrie Leonard bowed out of the Individual Compound Open in the last 16 in her first Paralympics.

and in Shooting, Tyrone's Phil Eaglesham produced a personal best performance to finish in 14th place overall in the S-H 2 Mixed 10 metre Air Rifle.

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