Smyth on track for double gold

Picture credit: John Paul Thomas / SPORTSFILE
Picture credit: John Paul Thomas / SPORTSFILE

Derry sprinter Jason Smyth goes for his second gold of the IPC World Championships in Lyon later today.

The Eglinton flyer - the fastest paralympian on the planet - beat his own championship record in the semis of the 100m clocking 10.72 to ease into the final.

After that semi Jason tweeted: “A good comfortable run out in the semis this morning, now chill and get ready to

kick it up a notch tomorrow.”

Tonight’s race is at 6:05pm and you can watch it here