'Over 10 million' watched Adlington's bronze success

The man in charge of the BBC's Olympics coverage has tweeted that millions of viewers watched the 400m freestyle final last night:

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Early indications are viewing figures for Rebecca Adlington last night were over 10 million. #BBC2012

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Delight as Adlington wins bronze

Rebecca Adlington has been praised by friends and fellow athletes after she won bronze for Great Britain in the Women's 400m freestyle. It is Britain's second medal of the Games.