Portarlington's Nicole Turner into yet another final at Rio Paralympics

Portarlington's Nicole Turner into yet another final at Rio Paralympics
By Conor Ganly conor.ganly@leinsterexpress.ie@laoisnews

Nicole Turner's impressive run of finals continues in the swimming pool at the Rio Paralympics.

The Portarlington swimmer booked her place in the final of the S6 400m freestyle swimming after a season’s best performance.

The 14-year-old Laois Marlins swimmer qualified for the final in the sixth fastest time of 5:51.99.

The final, which takes place on Tuesday evening at 10.40pm, will be Turner’s fourth final in six days.

Her best finish so far has been a 5th place.

Nicole is capturing the imagination of the Irish public in her quest for a medal at the games in Brazil.