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10:41 UK time, Monday, 18 August 2008

adlington_ap_226.jpg"I can't do fish and I'm petrified of what might be underneath me" - double gold medal-winning swimmer Rebecca Adlington (right) on why she doesn't like the sea.

What with verucas, stingy eyes and that age-old bar on heavy petting, swimming pools have their own drawbacks. But for Britain's most successful Olympic swimmer for a century, there's much to recommend the local baths over dipping her toes in open water. And she doesn't even mention the obligatory post pool Caramac bar.
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