Double silver for Team GB underlines remarkable turnaround in Olympic pool

  • Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and men’s relay team pick up silver on day four
  • Great Britain already have won more medals than they did in London

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor didn’t spend too long celebrating her silver medal in the 200m individual medley. She stopped because she wanted to watch her four team-mates Stephen Milne, Duncan Scott, Dan Wallace, and James Guy win Great Britain another in the 4x200m freestyle relay. Already then, the British swimmers have won more medals in Rio than they did in eight days of competition at London 2012. Their turnaround has become one of the more remarkable British achievements of these Olympics.

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