Hamilton’s Gotell misses swimming podium by seconds

Hamilton’s Chelsey Gotell added fourth place and sixth place finishes in two more events at the 50-country world championships for swimmers with a disability.

Gotell was timed in 1:10.15 in Tuesday’s 100 metre butterfly for the visually impaired.

The event was won by Montreal’s Valerie Grand’Maison in 1:08.37.

Gotell also placed sixth in the 400-metre freestyle. Earlier she had a fourth in the 100m freestyle event.

Canada has won 20 medals – eight gold, seven silver, and five bronze – after four days of competition at the world championships in Durban, South Africa.