Nottinghamshire Olympic medalist has been speaking about her appearance following reports she has undergone surgery.Read the full story ›
The Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington - who's from Mansfield in Nottinghamshire - says its great the swimming community has come together to support Great Britain swimmer Lewis Coleman who to raise money for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.
Lewis's mother was diagnosed with the condition in 2012 and has gone on to have a bone marrow transplant.
The Olympic gold medal winner Rebecca Adlington has swum her way to a Guinness World Record in a charity swim. She and fellow Olympians Michael Jamieson, Fran Halsall and Karen Pickering swum a 100 x 100m relay in 1 hour and 29 minutes. The old world record for the swim stood at 1 hour 37 minutes.
The swimmers raised more than £20,000 for the blood cancer charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.
Nottinghamshire Olympian Rebecca Adlington has said she "can't wait" to get married.
The former swimmer, who also appeared on this year's 'I'm a Celebrity' on ITV, has been tweeting after the shoes she will wear for the ceremony, were delivered:
"Today was like Christmas morning for me as my wedding shoes arrived!... "Can't wait to get married."
Adlington, 24, got engaged to boyfriend Harry Needs in March this year.
Rebecca Adlington, the double Olympic Gold medal swimmer from Mansfield, is out of the jungle. She was voted off ITV's I'm a Celebrity last night after 19 days.
Her first request was a cup of coffee. At times in the jungle it was extremely tough for the champion athlete who revealed her insecurities about her own body image.
Rebecca was pleased to be out of the jungle and this morning she spoke to Daybreak.
Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington put in a gold medal performance as she finally did her first Bush Tucker Trial in the jungle.Read the full story ›
Mansfield Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Adlington is appearing on ITV's 'I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!' this evening.
The 24-year-old, who recently retired from swimming, has said it is going to be one of the toughest challenges of her life.
The series starts tonight at 9pm.
Rebecca Adlington, the four times Olympic medalist from Mansfield who will be taking part in this year's I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! has blogged to say she is "determined to enjoy" the experience.
The 24-year-old has written that she |didn't have to think twice" when she was asked to participate on the show:
"I hope you all tune in and enjoy the show, I'm determined to enjoy it and I'm sure my competitive nature will come out at times!"
Olympic Gold medallist Rebecca Adlington said that heading for the jungle for ITV's I'm a Celebrity is going to be one of the toughest challenges of her life.
Speaking ahead of the show she said: “The daunting thing for me is the mixture of everything – you are starving, not sleeping very well and trying to cope with the boredom.
“Normally with an athlete, you can prepare for everything. You can’t control the race but you can train to the best of your ability.
“The jungle is a lot tougher because you have no clue how to handle it and you don’t know who the other people are. Nobody has ever lived in a jungle and done all the trials before and so at least we are on a level playing field in that sense!”
Mansfield's four times Olympic medalist Rebecca Adlington has been announced as one of this year's I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! contestants.
Rebecca joins Fresh Prince actor Alfonso Ribeiro and TOWIE's Joey Essex in the jungle.
The series starts on ITV on Sunday at 9pm.