CWG: Para Swimmer Kiran finishes 7th in S9 100m backstroke

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Gold Coast, April 6 (IANS) Indian woman para-swimmer Kiran Tak finished seventh in the women’s S9 100m backstroke final of the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Friday.

Kiran completed the event in 1.47.10 minute after beginning with a reaction time of 1.08 seconds.

Earlier, Kiran had finished last in women’s S9 100 metre backstroke heats with a timing of 1:46.29 seconds but still managed to qualify for final.

England’s Alice Tai clinched the gold medal with a timing of 1:08.77 minute.

Ellie Cole of Australia was second with an effort of 1:11.51 minute. Her compatriot, Ashleigh Mcconnell claimed the final place on the podium with a timing of 1:15.93 minute.

–IANS

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