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Willmott aims to justify Rio selection

Swimmer Aimee Willmott says she will not be satisfied with simply making up the numbers after being included in the Team GB squad for the Rio Olympics. The 23-year-old finished second behind Hannah Miley in the 400m individual medley at ...

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Tutton 'shocked' by Rio Games selection

Welsh teenager Chloe Tutton admits she has defied expectations to make Team GB’s swimming squad for the Olympics. The 19-year-old, who broke the British 200m breaststroke record in April, will join Welsh team-mates Jazz Carlin, Georgia Davies and Ieuan Lloyd ...

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Peaty & Guy in 26-strong GB Rio squad

World champions Adam Peaty and James Guy headline a 26-strong Team GB Olympic swimming squad for the Rio 2016 Games. English duo Peaty and Guy will make their Olympic debuts in Brazil, as will Welsh Commonwealth champion Jazz Carlin. “I ...

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Vasey hopes silver enough for Rio spot

Sarah Vasey faces a tense wait to see if she will make the British team for the Rio Olympics. The Derbyshire swimmer, 19, took a silver medal in the 100m breaststroke at the British Championships, behind Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, on Sunday. ...

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Aussie swimmer sorry for 'nipple tweak'

A former Olympic swimming champion has apologised after claims he groped and assaulted a fellow airline passenger. Australian Grant Hackett reportedly took exception to a male passenger reclining in the seat in front of him. The man told the Herald-Sun ...

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Guy claims third British title

World champion James Guy completed an impressive week with his third title on the final night of the British Olympic trials in Glasgow. Guy added to his 400m freestyle and 100m butterfly successes with gold in the 200m freestyle final, ...

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Emotional Carlin seals GB Olympic place

Jazz Carlin finally secured her place at Rio 2016 with victory in the 400m freestyle final – her third British title at the Olympic trials in Glasgow. Carlin, 25, won in four minutes 4.33 seconds, 0.33 secs inside the qualification ...

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Jamieson may retire after missing Rio

Britain’s Olympic silver medallist Michael Jamieson may retire after failing to qualify for Rio 2016. The Scot, 28, came fifth in the 200m breaststroke final at the British trials in Glasgow on Friday, with only the top two considered for ...

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Willis stuns rivals to book GB Rio spot

Andrew Willis produced a stunning display to win a surprise 200m breaststroke gold at the British trials and secure a place at the Rio Olympics. Craig Benson finished second, with Commonwealth champion and pre-race favourite Ross Murdoch third in Glasgow. ...

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Carlin & Halsall miss Olympic standard

Jazz Carlin and Fran Halsall missed out on automatic Olympic qualification despite winning their finals at the British trials in Glasgow. Carlin won the 800m freestyle and Halsall the 50m freestyle but failed to meet the qualification times and must ...

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