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Delhi 2010: The going got tough and the tough got going

Oppressive heat, murky pool water, substandard accommodation, lengthy journeys to and from the pool each day and the small issue of widespread food poisoning. When you sum up the worst of the conditions that faced swimmers in Delhi you could be forgiven for thinking that the competition was less of an international championship and instead was one of Bill Sweetenham’s “toughening up” exercises. That said, Delhi ultimately provided a successful Commonwealth Games.

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