Rebecca Adlington on course for third medal Freestyle at British Gas Swimming Champs

Rebecca Adlington celebrates her second victory of the championships in the 200m freestyle

Rebecca Adlington qualified fastest for Friday’s 800m freestyle final at the British Championships to stay on course for her third title of the week.

Double Olympic champion Adlington, who has already won the 200m and 400m, clocked eight minutes 35.99 seconds. Olympic 10km bronze medallist Cassandra Patten, who was third in the 1500m freestyle, was second, with 200m silver medallist Jazmin Carlin third.


Rebecca Adlington talks to Speedo International about why she loves swimming so much: