HEREFORD swimming star Sascha Kindred finished has just finished sixth in the S6 50m butterfly at the Rio Paralympics.

The 38-year-old clocked a time of 32.91 seconds - 0.15 seconds slower than what he swam in his heat earlier today.

The race - which was delayed due to loud cheering among the Brazilian crowd - was won by China's Quing Xu in a new world record time of 29.89 seconds.

China claimed all three podium places, with Tao Zheng and Jiachao Wnf finishing second and third respectively.

Kindred will back in the pool tomorrow in the 50m freestyle.

The heats for that event will start at 1.46pm, with the final at 9.44pm.

Kindred's favoured event, the 200m individual medley, is on Monday.