Result: James Crisp takes silver in men's S9 100m backstroke

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James Crisp wins a silver medal in the final of the men's S9 100m backstroke.

Great Britain's James Crisp has won a silver medal in the final of the men's S9 100m backstroke.

Matthew Cowdrey of Australia took the gold medal with a powerful swim and a Paralympic record time of 1:02.39.

Then came Crisp with his 1:03.62, just managing to hold off China's Liu Xiaobing who finished with a time of 1:03.73 to take bronze.

Great Britain's other medal hopeful was Morgyn Peters, who finished not far off the top three in fifth.

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