Nicole Turner has finished in third place tonight in the S6 50m Freestyle, to win her second bronze medal of the week at the World Para Swimming European Open Championships in Madeira, Portugal.
Nicole finished with a time of 35.56 seconds, smashing her own Personal Best in the S6 50m Freestyle. Nicole brought the fight, as she battled for third place with Eleanor Robinson from Team GB, who finished 2.87 seconds behind the Irish swimming superstar.
The S6 50m Freestyle is not one of Nicole’s regular events, however, Nicole showed her true class and character to claim third place, showing she can compete for podium finishes in multiple disciplines.
Nicole will return to action tomorrow evening in the 100m Backstroke, followed by her main event, the 50m Butterfly, which will take place on Saturday at 18:20.
More to follow…
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Team Ireland Day 5 Results:
Women’s S13 50m Freestyle – Róisín Ní Ríaín, 28.96
Men’s S13 50m Freestyle Heat – Sean O’Riordan, 27.54
Women’s S6 50m Freestyle – Nicole Turner, 35.56 (3rd)
Women’s S13 50m Freestyle – Róisín Ní Ríaín
Team Ireland Day 6 Schedule:
09:35 – Men’s S13 400m Freestyle – Sean O’Riordan
09:43 – Women’s S13 400m Freestyle – Róisín Ní Ríaín
20:17 – Women’s SB6 100m Backstroke – Nicole Turner
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