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Team GB women make pool history

Britain's women broke a 94-year drought by taking the European 4x100m freestyle relay title for the first time since the inaugural competition in 1927.

The quartet of Lucy Hope, Anna Hopkin, Abbie Wood and Freya Anderson held off the challenge of a strong Dutch team to win in a British record of three minutes 34.17 seconds.

"To win my first senior medal and set a new record...