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Paralympics Gets Underway

Aug 25, 2021 09:08 By radiokerrysport
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Ireland's youngest Paralympian, 16 year old swimmer Roisin Ni Riain from Limerick, has qualified for the final of the S13 100 metres butterfly in Tokyo.

She clocked a personal best time of 1 minute 8 point 18 seconds in her heat and is back in the pool just after 11.30 Irish time.

Portarlington's Nicole Turner also posted a personal best time of 35 point 4-7 seconds as she qualified for the final of the S6 50 metres freestyle.

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The final is just after 10.45 Irish time.

Newtownards swimmer Barry McClements will be first reserve for the S9 400 metres freestyle after he set a time of 4 minutes, 27 point 1-1 seconds in his heat.

In cycling, Roscommon's Richael (PR: Rochelle) Timothy just missed out a place in the final of the C3 3000 metres individual pursuit.

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And in table tennis, Colin Judge lost 3-1 in his first appearance at the Games, but he will return tomorrow in the SM3 Singles qualifiers.

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