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Carlin fully focused on Olympic dream

After proving herself on the biggest stages in 2014 swimmer Jazz Carlin says she only has one focus for the next 18 months- Rio 2016.

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Carlin scoops British Swimming Athlete of the Year award

Jazz Carlin insists the hard work is far from over despite being named British Swimming Athlete of the Year for 2014.

The 24-year-old has...

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Furniss insists confidence key to British swimming success

British Swimming head coach Bill Furniss believes the likes of Adam Peaty and James Guy are setting the standard for others to follow.

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Furniss stays grounded despite GB swimming success in 2014

Great Britain’s swimmers have just capped a fine year at the World Short Course Championships but head coach Bill Furniss remains grounded 20 mo...

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The Olympic Round Up: A Week in Review

Laura Trott insists the spirit of the London 2012 Olympics were well and truly alive as she once again thrilled the home crowd at the Lee Valley...

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Biography

Cassie Patten represented Great Britain at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in the 800m freestyle where she reached the final and in the 10km open water-swimming event, where she won a bronze medal. Patten attended Plymouth College as a swimming scholar from the age of 11-18 and competed at her first international meet in 2003 at the European Short Course Championships Dublin, where she came 15th in the 200 Fly. At the British Championships in 2006, she won a bronze in the 400m IM and silver in the 800m Freestyle. Then at the British Championships in 2007, she won a bronze in the 400m freestyle and silver in the 200m Fly. In 2008, her third year at the Championships she won silver in the 800m freestyle. In 2007 Patten won silver in the 10km open water-swimming event at the World Championships in Melbourne, despite being stung by jellyfish. A year later she took silver once more, just three seconds behind Larisa Ilchenko (RUS) over 10km at 2008 Open Water World Championships.