Tokyo Paralympics: Reece Dunn and Toni Shaw win swimming silver and bronze

Tokyo Paralympics: Reece Dunn and Toni Shaw win swimming silver and bronze

Reece Dunn and Gabriel Bandeira shake hands after their raceDunn and Bandeira will face one another once more later within the programmeVenue: Tokyo, Japan Dates: 24 August-5 September Time in Tokyo: BST +8Protection: Comply with on Radio 5 Dwell and on the BBC Sport web site

Britain’s Reece Dunn took silver on his Paralympic debut within the S14 100m butterfly remaining in Tokyo.

The Plymouth swimmer, 25, is the world champion however was overwhelmed by Brazil’s Gabriel Bandeira by 0.36 seconds.

“I knew it will be a tricky race however I am a bit disenchanted in my end,” Dunn instructed Channel 4.

Fellow debutant Toni Shaw began the GB medal rush within the pool when she took bronze within the girls’s S9 400m freestyle.

Dunn, who was identified with autism as a youngster, made his worldwide Para-swimming debut in 2019.

He set a world document of 54.46 seconds to win gold on the 2019 Worlds and claimed a Paralympic document within the heats.

However Bandeira was fast off the blocks and Dunn turned in third and was unable to get previous his rival.

Shaw, 18, completed behind Australia’s Lakeisha Patterson and Hungary’s Zsofia Konkoly, who fought out an exciting end.

“I am tremendous joyful. I hoped for a private greatest and that is what I did so I am actually joyful,” she stated.

“I used to be very nervous however I had assist from my coach and my family and friends. That helped calm me down so I used to be able to swim tonight.”

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