Eoghan Clifford wins Ireland's second Paralympic medal

Ireland's second medal has arrived at the Rio Paralympics only hours after the first.

Eoghan Clifford has clinched bronze in the Individual C3 Pursuit, winning the medal by more than a second.

Eoghan Clifford of Ireland is congratulated by head coach Neill Delahaye after winning bronze in the Men's C3 3000m Individual Pursuit Final at the Rio Olympic Velodrome. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile
Eoghan Clifford of Ireland is congratulated by head coach Neill Delahaye after winning bronze in the Men's C3 3000m Individual Pursuit Final at the Rio Olympic Velodrome. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Meanwhile, Nicole Turner swam a personal best time tonight to finish 5th in the final of the S6 50 metres butterfly.

Earlier, Ireland's first medal of the 2016 Paralympic games had a familiar destination as Jason Smyth stormed home earlier in the final of the T13 100 metres.

It's his third gold medal in the event.

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