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Hartlepool swimmer misses out on Olympic medal

Hartlepool swimmer Jemma Lowe has missed out on an Olympic medal in the Women's 200m Butterfly final. The 22-year-old finished 6th with a time of 2:08.60.

Luiyang Jiao of China won gold, Mireia Belmonte Garcia of Spain managed silver, while bronze was won by Japan's Natsumi Hoshi.

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