Nicole Turner finishes seventh in the 200-metres SM6 Individual Medley

The Laois athlete still has three races to compete in in Rio

BY Daniel Kelly 07:33 Tuesday 13 September 2016, 7:33 13 Sep 2016

Nicole Turner Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Behr

Laois swimmer Nicole Turner has continued her excellent form at the Paralympics with a seventh placed finish in the SM6 200-metres individual medley. Turner's time was 3:18.18.

The 14-year-old has reached three finals, from her opening three events. Turner still has another three races to compete in before the end of the Games.

Turner originally finished the race in eighth place, but was promoted to seventh after Ukraine's Yelyzaveta Mereshko was disqualified.

Great Britain's Ellie Simmonds won the race in a World Record of 2.59.81.

Turner returns to the pool on Tuesday afternoon in the S6 400-metre Freestyle heats.

 

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