Silver for Slater

Great Britain's Stephanie Slater with her silver medal in the medal ceremony for the Women's 100m Butterfly S8 at the Olympics Aquatics Stadium
Great Britain's Stephanie Slater with her silver medal in the medal ceremony for the Women's 100m Butterfly S8 at the Olympics Aquatics Stadium
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Preston swimming star Stephanie Slater won a superb silver medal at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

The 25-year-old from Longridge narrowly missed out on gold after thrilling race overnight in South America.

Ukraine’s KaterynaIstomina finished first in a time of 1:09.04, which was just over a second ahead of Slater (1:10.34).

The USA’s Jessica Long won the bronze medal.