HERVEY Bay’s Paralympic bronze medalist Keira Stephens is the talk of the town.
Keira finished third in the Women’s 100m Breaststroke SB9 classification last night.
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Tokyo 2020 is the 18-year-old’s first Paralympic Games.
Her podium finish was also a new Australian record.
The Fraser Coast community has been making a noise in support of Keira since her heroics in the swimming pool.
Messages congratulating Keira on her achievement have been flooding in on Facebook and Instagram.
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Mayor George Seymour was among the first public figures to take to social media to congratulate the medal winner.
“Well done Keira, the Fraser Coast is very proud of you,” said Cr Seymour.
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Keira’s former school, Xavier Catholic College described her performance in the pool as an “absolutely incredible achievement.”
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“We are all immensely proud of you.”
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The Australian Dolphins Swim Team said Keira’s swim was a great way to open night two of finals in the pool.
The Fraser Coast Swimming Club said Keira was a superstar.
Below are a few more social media reactions congratulating Keira.
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