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Celebrating North Nottinghamshire’s sportswomen

PICTURE BY VAUGHN RIDLEY/SWPIX.COM - London 2012 Olympic Games - Swimming - Aquatics Centre, Olympic Park, London, England - 29/07/12 - Great Britain's Rebecca Adlington wins Bronze in the Women's 400m Freestyle Final.
PICTURE BY VAUGHN RIDLEY/SWPIX.COM - London 2012 Olympic Games - Swimming - Aquatics Centre, Olympic Park, London, England - 29/07/12 - Great Britain's Rebecca Adlington wins Bronze in the Women's 400m Freestyle Final.

Continuing to shine a light on North Nottinghamshire sport, we are celebrating International Women’s Day by highlighting the achievements of female athletes from across the region.

From former stars such as Rebecca Adlington to the current crop of women excelling on the big stage in their chosen fields, we take a look at female athletes from our patch in the international spotlight.

Click on the slideshow above and get in touch with your suggestions via email at sport.nmsy@jpress.co.uk.