Result: Oliver Hynd takes bronze in S8 100m backstroke

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Oliver Hynd takes bronze in the S8 100m backstroke.

Great Britain's Oliver Hynd has taken bronze in the S8 100m backstroke final, finishing top of the three Brits in the field.

Konstantin Lisenkov of Russian Federation was the favourite and he set a new Paralympic time of 1:05.43 to take gold.

His teammate Denis Tarasov took silver, 1.5s back on 1:06.93 and then came Hynd to head off his compatriots with 1:08.35.

Thomas Young and Sean Fraser were in with a shout of third as well and Young was closest with 1:08.91.

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