Result: Great Britain's Sam Hynd sails into S8 400m freestyle final

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Great Britain's Paralympic swimmer Sam Hynd cruises into the S8 400m freestyle final.

Great Britain's Sam Hynd has cruised into the final of the S8 400m freestyle, with his brother Oliver next up in the pool.

The Brit took a strong lead from the start and gradually extended his length in the pool after a well-timed first turn.

Hynd continued his dominance and by the 200m mark the Brit was under no pressure from his competitors as he reached a comfortable lead.

Hynd recorded a time of 4:33.25, with China's Wang Yinan coming in second in a time of 4:37.86.

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