Ye Shiwen
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Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen denies doping claims

A young Chinese swimmer who won a gold medal in an outstanding performance at the Olympics has categorically rejected suggestions of doping.

Ye Shiwen - who is 16 - shaved more than a second off the world record in the women's 400 metre individual medley.

A leading American swimming coach has said her performance was "impossible".

Martin Patience reports from Beijing.

  • 31 Jul 2012