Josef Craig reaches a second Rio Paralympics swimming final
South Tyneside swimmer Josef Craig has earned himself a second bite at Paralympics glory tonight.
He was the fastest qualifier in the heats of the men's 100m freestyle S8 event in Rio, Brazil, with a time of 58.73 seconds.
On Thursday, he finished sixth in the 400m freestyle S8 final in Brazil, which was won by his team-mate Ollie Hynd, in a world record time.
Hynd has also qualified for the 100m final.
The final of the men's 100m freestyle S8 is at 11.29pm tonight.