Reigning champion Jason Smyth powers into T-13 100 metres final
He set a time of 10.76 in his heat23:25 Thursday 8 September 2016, 23:25 8 Sep 2016
Ireland's Jason Smyth has eased into the final of the T-13 100 metres at the Paralympic Games.
The reigning gold medal winner was comfortable throughout as he won his heat.
Smyth set a time of 10.76 to finish ahead of Namibia's Johannes Nambala, who finished in a time of 10.81.
Smyth was the fastest qualifier from both Heat 1 and Heat 2.
He will now take part in Friday's final when he will be favourite to win gold yet again to follow up his successes in Beijing and London.
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