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COUNTDOWN TO RIO: SUMMER SPORTS WEEK IN REVIEW

As was the case with the athletics team the week before, Great Britain were left celebrating another record-breaking occasion as they enjoyed th...

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Halsall hat-trick takes Brits top in Berlin

Fran Halsall claimed her third gold of the week in Berlin, propelling Great Britain to the top of the European Swimming Championships medal tabl...

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British swimmers ease into final session in Berlin

It was a clean sweep of qualification for British swimmers on the final morning of the European Championships in Berlin.

The women’s 4x10...

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Double European champion Peaty sees Britain to record haul

Adam Peaty’s third gold and Fran Halsall’s second in Berlin ensured Britain recorded their best ever return from a European Championships with a...

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Halsall leads British quartet of qualifiers at Europeans

Fran Halsall remains in the hunt for further medals at this year’s European Championships in Berlin after qualifying comfortably for the semi-fi...

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Medal Record
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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.