Voyeur pleads guilty to spying on China women's Olympic swimming team

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Declan Crosbie pleads guilty to spying on the China's Olympic women's swimming team at Leeds University before the London Games.

A man has pleaded guilty to spying on the Chinese female swimming team ahead of the London Olympic Games.

Declan Crosbie ran away after being caught by Olympic staff while peeking over a cubicle at the Chinese athletes getting changed in a women's dressing room, a court has heard.

The 25-year-old, who tried to disguise his voice as a women while hiding in a cubicle when he was found, was witnessed entering the training facility at Leeds University.

Crosbie, who was previously jailed for three years in 2009 after trespassing in a student's home, will face sentencing on September 17.

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