Adlington was Britain's first Olympic swimming champion since 1988, and the first British swimmer to win two Olympic gold medals since 1908.
She won bronze medals in both the women's 400-metre and 800-metre freestyle events in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
On 5 February 2013, Adlington retired from all competitive swimming, at the age of 23. In 2005, Adlington's sister, Laura, was affected by encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain.
Her little girl is gorgeous and we sure hope she takes after her mother in terms of style too.“It's pretty distressing for her as it is a million miles away from her public image now and the image she wants to present to the public.Skelton was defended by fans who expressed their support for the former Blue Peter presenter on Twitter. #everydaysexism.” A second posted: “Apparently Helen Skelton has taken her top off on holiday.In 2009, Adlington admitted she suffered with the expectation placed on her ahead of the World Aquatics Championships in Rome, and although she swam a personal best she was only able to win bronze in the 400-metre freestyle.She added a second bronze in the 4×200-metre freestyle.