Adlington hits back at cyberbullies

Last updated at 12:37
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Watch Rebecca Adlington's comments on cyberbullying

Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington has been talking about why she's standing up to online bullies.

Rude comments about her appearance were posted on the social networking site Twitter.

The gold medallist repeated the comments because she says she wants people to know what's going on.

She says cyberbullying is not acceptable, but she won't be letting it distract her during the games.