Result: Bronze for Russell in S12 100m butterfly

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Hannah Russell wins bronze in the S12 100m butterfly final.

ParalympicsGB's Hannah Russell has taken bronze in the S12 100m butterfly final.

The battle in this race was for gold and in the end just 0.11s separated first place and the silver medal position.

Gold eventually went to Joanna Mendak of Poland, whose 1:06.16 just edged Darya Stukalova of Russia into second with a 1:06.27.

Then came Russell, whose 1:08.57 was two seconds behind the leaders but also two seconds ahead of Carla Casals of Spain.

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