Result: GB's Frederiksen misses out as Weggemann wins gold

Result: GB's Frederiksen misses out as Weggemann wins gold
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Great Britain's Heather finishes sixth in the S8 50m freestyle final against a strong field.

Great Britain's Heather Frederiksen has had to settle for sixth place in the S8 50m freestyle final against a strong field.

The winner was United States's Mallory Weggemann who set a Paralympic record of 31.13 on her way to the gold medal.

Silver went to Australia's Elliott Maddison with a 31.44 and Jiang Shengnan posted a 31.55 for bronze.

One of the favourites, America's Jessica Long disappointed and finished fifth with a time of 31.71.

Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
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