Swimming: Tributes were paid today to a British Olympic hopeful who was found dead in her bed.
British Swimming sent its condolences to the family and friends of 16-year-old Chloe Waddell following her death at the weekend.
The Altrincham teenager had been selected to attend talent camps set up by the organisation and had been tipped to make the 2016 Olympics freestyle team.
British Swimming said in a statement: “British Swimming sends its thoughts and condolences to the parents, family, friends and team-mates of Chloe Waddell following the news that the Swim Trafford swimmer passed away on Sunday morning.
“Sixteen-year-old Chloe was one of the squad’s most promising young stars and had gone from strength to strength since joining the squad several years ago.”
James Stannard, Swim Trafford’s performance coach added: “We are deeply saddened and shocked by the loss of Chloe.”