Portarlington's, Nicole Turner in butterfly final this evening at Paralympics in Rio

Portarlington's, Nicole Turner in butterfly final this evening at Paralympics in Rio
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Nicole Turner has finished second in her heat and qualifying as the fourth fastest for tonight’s S6 women’s 50 metres butterfly final at the Paralympics in Rio

The final will take place tonight at 10.18pm Irish time.

Swimming in heat one, Nicole finished two seconds behind Britain’s Ellie Robinson, but less than half a second behind the first and second home in heat two, Oksana Khrul (Ukraine) and Tiffany Thomas Kane (Australia) making her a clear contender for a medal chance this evening.