Tokyo Paralympics: Chan Yui-lam caps Games debut with sixth-place finish in 100m backstroke final

//Tokyo Paralympics: Chan Yui-lam caps Games debut with sixth-place finish in 100m backstroke final

Tokyo Paralympics: Chan Yui-lam caps Games debut with sixth-place finish in 100m backstroke final

Hong Kong swimmer Chan Yui-lam closed her promising Paralympics debut by finishing sixth in the Tokyo 2020 Games women’s 100m backstroke S14 final.The 17-year-old came home in one minute, 12.49 seconds, eight-hundredths of a second faster than her third-place finish in the morning qualifying heat at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.Great Britain’s Bethany Firth easily claimed gold in a time of 1:05.92, still far off from her world and Paralympics record of 1:04.05 set at the Rio 2016 Games. Chan’s…

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