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Carlin jazzes it up for Wales

Jazz Carlin swept to Wales' first swimming gold medal at Glasgow 2014 as she broke her own Commonwealth Games record in the 800 metres freestyle.

Jazz Carlin swept to Wales' first swimming gold medal at Glasgow 2014 as she broke her own Commonwealth Games record in the 800 metres freestyle.

Carlin, who won a silver and bronze in Delhi four years ago, came home more than two seconds ahead of Australian Lauren Boyle in eight minutes 18.11 seconds. Canada's Brittany MacLean took bronze.

Scots Hannah Miley and Camilla Hattersley could not mount a serious medal challenge, finishing fifth and seventh respectively.