Ireland's Nicole Turner (14) sets new PB and comes agonisingly close to Paralympic bronze
Ireland's youngest Paralympic competitor Nicole Turner has finished in fifth position in tonight's 50m butterfly S6 final in Rio.
The 14-year-old from Portarlington, co Laois, who was the fourth fastest qualifier for the final in a time of 38.44 seconds, produced a terrific performance to finish in a time of 37.31, taking almost a second off her personal best.
Turner was just five-tenths of a second away from a place on the podium.
Ellie Robinson of Great Britain took gold in the event.