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Carlin clinches stunning 800m, treble for 'Iron Lady' Hosszu

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BERLIN - Jazmin Carlin launched herself into the upper realms of distance swimming with victory in the 800 metres freestyle while "Iron Lady" Katinka Hosszu won three medals on a night of quality racing at the European Championships on Thursday. 

Great Britain’s Jazmin Carlin celebrates winning the women's 800m Freestyle final of the 32nd LEN European Swimming Championships on August 21, 2014 in Berlin

Only American Katie Ledecky, on the road to greatness at 17, has swum faster than Carlin in a textile suit, the Briton picking up her second title in three weeks following Commonwealth gold.

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