The Encephalitis Podcast

An interview with Rebecca Adlington

July 22, 2021

Rebecca Adlington, the four-time Olympic medallist and Ambassador of the Encephalitis Society, joins Dr Ava Easton for our latest episode of the Encephalitis Podcast.

Motherhood, Pandemics and the Olympics delves into Rebecca's outstanding swimming career, the new addition to her family and what life was like for her during the COVID-19 lockdowns.

She also talks about the Tokyo Olympics and what Team GM swimmers we should be looking out for!

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