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The world's top swimmers are in training for the World Championships in Barcelona later this month. Eight of those competing are from Plymouth's Leander Swimming Club. As John Andrews reports, the squad includes an Olympic gold medallist and a European silver medallist.
Plymouth's Ben Proud is hoping to make a splash in his first senior championships when he competes at the World Championships in Barcelona later this month.
Ben earned his place on Team GB when he smashed Mark Foster's ten year old British 50m Butterfly record at Sheffield recently. The Plymouth Leander swimmer is coached by Jon Rudd.
Plymouth based Olympic Champion Ruta Meilutyte who won breastroke gold at London 2012 is now preparing for the world championships in Barcelona later this month.
The Lithuanian swimmer has been speaking to ITV West Country's John Andrews