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Jazz Carlin recovers from pneumonia setback

Double Olympic silver medallist Jazz Carlin says she has recovered from pneumonia to continue her new open water swimming career. Carlin failed to win a Commonwealth Games medal in the pool on the Gold Coast in April after suffering from ...

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Paralympic champion Hynd confident of reclassification U-turn

Media playback is not supported on this device Triple Paralympic champion Ollie Hynd has won an International Paralympic Committee appeal against the process surrounding his reclassification. The 23-year-old was left “devastated” after he was moved to compete against rivals with ...

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Glasgow Euros can be a marker for Toyko 2020, says Adlington

Media playback is not supported on this device Rebecca Adlington says the European Championships in Glasgow will be the perfect test for British swimmers in the run up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Double Olympic champion Adlington won two golds ...

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Mare Nostrum: Olympic champion Adam Peaty wins 100m breaststroke in France

Olympic champion Adam Peaty continued his dominance in the 100m breaststroke by winning at the Mare Nostrum meeting in France. The 23-year-old Briton took the victory in 59.31 seconds, ahead of Japan’s Yasuhiro Koseki. Chloe Golding claimed bronze for Britain ...

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Jellyfish and extreme chafing: The reality of open water swimming

Most people would feel fairly worn out after an hour in the pool – but how about swimming for eight hours every single day, for six months? That’s exactly what Ben Lecomte is facing as he tries to swim the ...

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Simmonds in British team for Para-swimming Euros

Five-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds heads a 24-strong British team for Para-swimming’s European Championships in Dublin in August. She is joined by fellow Rio Paralympic champions Bethany Firth, Ollie Hynd, Ellie Robinson and Hannah Russell. Hynd, 23, is named in ...

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British Para-swimmer Tom Hamer achieves European Championships qualifying standard

There was relief for Tom Hamer after he achieved the European Championships qualifying standard at the British Para-swimming International Meet. The S14 200m freestyle Commonwealth champion missed the qualifying standard of one minute 57.48 seconds by 1.03secs in the morning ...

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GB's Tai has mixed feelings despite setting second world record

British Para-swimming International Meet Date: 31 May-3 June Time: Heats from 09:30 BST, finals from 17:00 BST Venue: Ponds Forge, Sheffield Coverage: Live on the BBC Sport website, connected TV and BBC Sport app Britain’s Alice Tai said she had ...

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Paralympic champion Simmonds critical of British Swimming after successful comeback

British Para-swimming International Meet Venue: Ponds Forge, Sheffield Date: 31 May-3 June Time: Heats from 09:30 BST, finals from 17:00 BST Coverage: Live on the BBC Sport website, connected TV and BBC Sport app Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds has criticised ...

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British Para-swimmers Alice Tai and Maisie Summers-Newton set world records

British Para-swimming International Meet Date: 31 May-3 June Time: Heats from 09:30 BST, finals from 17:00 BST Venue: Ponds Forge, Sheffield Coverage: Live on the BBC Sport website, connected TV and BBC Sport app British pair Maisie Summers-Newton and Alice ...

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