Paralympics Ireland has two more finalists to look forward to

Paralympics Ireland has two more finalists to look forward to

Nicole Turner has booked her spot in the S6 50m Free Final as a 7th-place qualifier.

The 14-year-old finished second in her heat with a time of 36.70 seconds, and will swim in the final at 9.50pm tonight.

It comes after she finished fifth in the final of the 50m butterfly last night.

Orla Comerford has qualified for the final of the T13 100m.

The 18-year-old from Howth came fourth in her heat with a personal best of 12.81 seconds, and it was good enough to qualify for tomorrow's final at 3pm.

On the track, Greta streimikyte finished just outside the medals in the final of the T13 1500m.

The Clonliffe Harriers Athletics Club member finished the final in a Personal Best time of 4.45.06, beating her heat time on the way to the final of 4.51.75 which was a new Irish record.

Sean Baldwin, a former member of Irish Defence Forces from Kildare, scored a season best of 624.1 in the R3 Mixed10m Rifle Prone Qualifier this afternoon.

Baldwin, who was the first person to represent Ireland as a shooter at the Paralympics back in London 2012, finished 33rd in Rio and failed to qualify for the final.

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