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Britain's Adlington wins 400M freestyle; Hoff gets silver

August 10, 2008 |  8:44 pm

BEIJING -- Britain's Rebecca Adlington won gold and American Katie Hoff won silver in the women's 400-meter freestyle in swimming competition Monday.

Hoff was edged out by Adlington, who touched the wall with a 4:03.22, 0.07 seconds ahead of Hoff. Britain's Joanne Jackson won the bronze with a time of 4:03.52.

-- Debbie Goffa