Rio Olympics 2016: Siobhan-Marie O'Connor & men's freestyle relay team win silver - BBC Sport

Rio Olympics 2016: Siobhan-Marie O'Connor & men's freestyle relay team win silver

Great Britain win two Olympic silver medals in the pool through Siobhan-Marie O'Connor and the men's freestyle relay team.

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain

FINA World Swimming Championships: Day 3

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain poses with her silver medal after finishing second in the Women's Individual Medley Final on day three of the FINA World Swimming Championships at the Hamad Aquatic Centre on December 2014 in Doha, Qatar.

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes during the Swimming Women's 200m Individual Medley Heat 4 on day nine of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 28, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Swimming - 15th FINA World Championships: Day Nine

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes during the Swimming Women's Individual Medley Heat 4 on day nine of the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Hattersley, Camilla, O'Connor, Siobhan-Marie, Miley, Hannah, Coates, Georgia - Swimming - Great Britain - Women's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay - Women's 4x200m Freestyle Relay - Heat 2 - OAS - Olympic Aquatics Stadium

Hattersley, Camilla, O'Connor, Siobhan-Marie, Miley, Hannah, Coates, Georgia - Swimming - Great Britain - Women's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay - Women's 4x200m Freestyle Relay - Heat 2 - OAS - Olympic Aquatics Stadium

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes in the Swimming Women's 200m Individual Medley Semifinal 1 on day nine of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 28, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Swimming - 15th FINA World Championships: Day Nine

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes in the Swimming Women's Individual Medley Semifinal 1 on day nine of the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes during the Swimming Women's 200m Individual Medley Heat 4 on day nine of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 28, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Swimming - 15th FINA World Championships: Day Nine

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes during the Swimming Women's Individual Medley Heat 4 on day nine of the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes during the Swimming Women's 200m Individual Medley Semifinal 1 on day nine of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 28, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Swimming - 15th FINA World Championships: Day Nine

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes during the Swimming Women's Individual Medley Semifinal 1 on day nine of the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

(L-R) Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain, Katinka Hosszu of Hungary and Melanie Margalis of the USA

12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) - Day Four

(L-R) Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain, Katinka Hosszu of Hungary and Melanie Margalis of the USA

Francesca Halsall, Siobhan-Marie O'Connor, Chloe Tutton and Kathleen Dawson of Great Britain celebrate winning the Women's 4x100m Medley Final with their gold medals during Day 14 of the 33rd LEN European Swimming Championships 2016 at Aquatics Centre on May 22, 2016 in London, England.

Great Britain rounded off the European Aquatics Championships in London with golds in both medley relays.

Chris Walker-Hebborn, Adam Peaty, Siobhan-Marie O'Connor and Francesca Halsall of Great Britain

FINA World Swimming Championships: Day 2

Chris Walker-Hebborn, Adam Peaty, Siobhan-Marie O'Connor and Francesca Halsall of Great Britain

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes during the Swimming Women's 200m Individual Medley Final on day ten of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 29, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Swimming - 15th FINA World Championships: Day Ten

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes during the Swimming Women's Individual Medley Final on day ten of the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 08: Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes in the Women's 200m Individual Medley heat on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 08: Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes in the Women's 200m Individual Medley heat on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes during the Swimming Women's 200m Individual Medley Final on day ten of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 29, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Swimming - 15th FINA World Championships: Day Ten

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes during the Swimming Women's Individual Medley Final on day ten of the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Swimming - Olympics: Day 7

Swimming - Olympics: Day 7

Chloe Tutton, Siobhan-Marie O'Connor and Georgia Davies of Great Britain react in the Women's 4 x Medley Relay heat on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Day Four - 09 Aug 2016Editorial use only. No merchandising. For Football images FA and Premier League restrictions apply inc. no internet/mobile usage without FAPL license - for details contact Football Dataco Mandatory Credit: Photo by Dave Shopland/BPI/REX/Shutterstock (5826114dn) Swimming Great Britain’s Siobhan-Marie O’Connor wins the Silver Medal in the Women’s 200m Individual Medley during day Four of the Rio Olympics 2016 on the 9th August 2016 Rio 2016 Olympic…

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Sensational swims from Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay team granted Britain two silver medals at the Rio Aquatics Centre last night. O’Connor, the 20-year-old from Bath, had demolished the Commonwealth record to fall just 0.3 sec shy of the might of Katinka Hosszu, the world champion and record holder from Hungary, in the 200m medley.

British swimmers win double silver in Rio

Sensational swims from Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and the men’s freestyle relay team granted Britain two silver medals at the Rio Aquatics Centre last night. O’Connor, the from Bath.

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