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Olympic swimmer uses inflatable pool to train during lockdown

Athlete is currently in France, where residents are on lockdown until 15 April

Swimmer reveals ingenious way of training during lockdown

The Dutch athlete, who won 10km open water Olympic gold in Rio four years ago, has found a novel way of honing her technique while in isolation

Man killed by ‘brain-eating’ amoeba after swimming in lake

Naegleria fowleri is benign when swallowed but can be fatal if ingested nasally, made more likely by diving or water-skiing

The best lidos and outdoor pools to visit during the UK heatwave

Spring has finally sprung, so make the most of the sun by going for a dip in your local lido

How swimming regularly can reduce symptoms of anxiety or depression

Exercising can have a positive effect on both your mental and physical wellbeing

Man survives shark attack only to contract flesh-eating infection

Blain Shelton remains in hospital after the shark bit into his leg

Syrian refugee Rami Anis swims personal best in 100 metres

The crowd erupts into cheers for Mr Anis as he is introduced ahead of the race

Swimming fans angered by poor views due to giant pillars at Olympics

'We only found out when we got here. We came looking for our place, and then we saw that we had this column in front,' says a disappointed fan