Rebecca Adlington announces retirement

Rebecca Adlington at the press conference in London

Rebecca Adlington, who swam to double Olympic glory in 2008, has announced her retirement.

The 23-year-old from Mansfield, Notts, is holding a press conference in London. More to follow

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Becky Adlington retires

Rebecca Adlington has announced she is to retire from competitive swimming. She made the announcement at a press conference in London this morning.