Ireland's Ellen Keane wins bronze in the Women's 100m Breaststroke

Her display caps a fine day of medal action for Ireland's athletes

BY Raf Diallo 21:44 Wednesday 14 September 2016, 21:44 14 Sep 2016

Ireland's Ellen Keane ©INPHO/Ian MacNicol

Ellen Keane has won a bronze medal in the SB8 Women's 100m Breaststroke at the Rio Paralympics.

The Irish swimmer finished in a time of 1:23.07.

That meant she was just 3.63 behind gold medal winner Katarina Roxan of Canada.

Silver went to Claire Cashmore of Great Britain.

Keane's medal-winning performance caps a fine day for Ireland after two golds and a silver were claimed in cycling.

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