Rebecca Adlington picks up her bronze medal
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Rebecca Adlington beaten by American teenage sensation

Team GB suffered disappointment in the swimming pool on Friday with gold medal hopeful Rebecca Adlington only managing to take bronze in the 800 metre freestyle.

The 15 year-old American swimmer Katie Ledecky took gold.

As the BBC's David Bond reports, it completed a successful night in the Aquatics centre for the Americans.

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  • 03 Aug 2012