Hynd posts excellent finish in heats at IPC World Championships in Glasgow

England's Oliver Hynd on his way to victory in the Men's 200m Individual Medley SM8 Final at Tollcross Swimming Centre, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday July 28, 2014. See PA story COMMONWEALTH Swimming. Photo credit should read: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire. RESTICTIONS: Editorial use only. No commercial use. No video emulation.
England's Oliver Hynd on his way to victory in the Men's 200m Individual Medley SM8 Final at Tollcross Swimming Centre, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday July 28, 2014. See PA story COMMONWEALTH Swimming. Photo credit should read: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire. RESTICTIONS: Editorial use only. No commercial use. No video emulation.

Kirkby-in-Ashfield swimmer Ollie Hynd was the fastest in this morning’s (Friday) heats going into the final of the 400m Freestyle at the IPC World Championships.

Hynd, aged 20, clocked a time of four minutes 37.57 seconds in the heats.

That was a full ten seconds faster than the runner-up and three seconds faster than the winner of the other heat.

Hynd will now be going for his second gold of the competition in Glasgow after winning the 200m Individual Medley earlier in the week.

Mansfield’s Charlotte Henshaw also got on the podium earlier in the week.

She won silver in the 100m Breaststroke on Tuesday.

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