Result: Bronze for GB in 4x100m freestyle

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Great Britain take bronze in women's 4x100m freestyle.

Great Britain have just been edged into bronze in the women's 4x100m freestyle.

In a fantastic race, Australia dominated after S10 Katherine Downie swum a fantastic third leg and they finished with a world record time of 4:20.39.

Britain were in a battle with the United States, and Louise Watkin almost managed to pip silver, but GB had to settle for bronze with a European record of 4:24.71.

USA finished just up with a time of 4:24.57 and the next closest quartet to Britain was Spain, who were almost 15 seconds behind the eventual winners.

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