Josef Craig reaches a second Rio Paralympics swimming final

South Tyneside swimmer Josef Craig has earned himself a second bite at Paralympics glory tonight.

Wednesday, 14th September 2016, 1:27 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th September 2016, 3:39 pm
Josef Craig has qualified for his second final of the Rio 2016 Paralympics. Pic: PA.

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.

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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.