Nicole Turner won her third medal of the week at the World Para Swimming European Open Championships as she claimed silver in the SB6 100m Breaststroke.

The Laois swimmer had already earned two bronze medals in Madeira and added to that haul in the 100m Breaststroke, finishing in a time of 1:42.52 which marked a personal best.

She narrowly missed out on gold with Hungary's Evelin Szaraz winning by 2.2 seconds

Turner will return to the pool on Saturday for her main event, the S6 50m Freefly.

"That was an unexpected and great swim," she told Paralympics Ireland after her silver-medal performance.

"That was, if I'm not mistaken, a PB for me or very close to it, so I'm very happy with that.

"It's nice to get back competing again in a competitive world. It means so much. Lockdown was a struggle for everyone but it's the longest in my competitive career that I've been at home for so long.

"So even just to get to a Europeans was a bonus for us but then to come and win medals, I am very proud to represent Ireland."

Róisín Ní Ríaín completed her championships with a time of 4:47.03 in the S13 400m Freestyle final, having won her first European medal on Wednesday with a bronze in the S13 100m Backstroke.

She said: "Overall, I'm quite happy with it, it was all about coming here and getting the experience of racing internationally, to pick up a medal too is great".

Sean O'Riordan was also in competition on Friday, finishing seventh in the S13 400m Freestyle final and after setting a time of 4:46.26, he welcomed the opportunity to return to competition at international level: "It's great, it’s a good feeling to get back doing it."