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Conor Ferguson fifth in 50m blackstroke test

By Graham Luney

Conor Ferguson finished fifth in the 50m backstroke final at the Commonwealth game son Australia's Gold Coast.

The 18-year-old's time of 25.72 seconds was 0.12 slower than his semi-final but was another impressive swim after he finished eighth in the 100m backstroke final.

Australia clinched a clean sweep with Ferguson 0.66 behind bronze medal winner Zac Incerti.

Jamie Graham finished 14th in the 50m breaststroke with James Brown 16th in the 100m butterfly after also progressing from morning heats.

Graham clocked 28.80 seconds in the breaststroke with Brown improving his personal best in both his heat and semi-final.

Curtis Coulter (56.57) was 20th overall in the 100m butterfly.

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