Fran Halsall claimed Great Britain's sixth medal at the World Short Course Swimming Championships with silver in the 50m freestyle in Istanbul.

Fran Halsall silver gives GB a sixth World Short Course medal

Fran Halsall claimed Great Britain's sixth medal at the World Short Course Swimming Championships with silver in the 50m freestyle in Istanbul.

Southport swimmer Fran Halsall claimed her second gold medal at the European Championships as Great Britain wrapped up their most successful...

Southport swimmer Fran Halsall claimed her second gold medal at the European Championships as Great Britain wrapped up their most successful...

After almost three years without a major medal Fran Halsall claimed 50m freestyle bronze to save Great Britain’s blushes at the World Swimming Championships – and then kicked herself for not winning gold.

After almost three years without a major medal Fran Halsall claimed 50m freestyle bronze to save Great Britain’s blushes at the World Swimming Championships – and then kicked herself for not winning gold.

Fran Halsall of Great Britain competes in the Women's 100m Butterfly heats on Day One of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England.

Olympics Day 1 - Swimming

Fran Halsall of Great Britain competes in the Women's 100m Butterfly heats on Day One of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England.

Gold medallists Chris Walker-Hebborn, Adam Peaty, Siobhan-Marie O'Connor and Fran Halsall of Great Britain pose with silver medallists Ryan Murphy, Kevin Cordes, Katie McLaughlin and Margo Geer of the United States and bronze medallists Jan-Philip Glania, Hendrik Feldwehr, Alexandra Nathalie Wenk and Annika Bruhn of Germany during the medal ceremony for the Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay Final on day twelve of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 5, 2015 in Kazan…

Gold medallists Chris Walker-Hebborn, Adam Peaty, Siobhan-Marie O'Connor and Fran Halsall of Great Britain pose with silver medallists Ryan Murphy, Kevin Cordes, Katie McLaughlin and Margo Geer of the United States and bronze medallists Jan-Philip Glania, Hendrik Feldwehr, Alexandra Nathalie Wenk and Annika Bruhn of Germany during the medal ceremony for the Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay Final on day twelve of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 5, 2015 in Kazan…

World Championships bronze medallist Fran Halsall believes "improving" British swimmers can help Europe win the Duel in the Pool in Glasgow.

Duel in the Pool: Fran Halsall excited by 'swimming's Ryder Cup'

World Championships bronze medallist Fran Halsall believes "improving" British swimmers can help Europe win the Duel in the Pool in Glasgow.

Francesca Halsall of Great Britain comes third in the Swimming Women's Freestyle 50m Final on day sixteen of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi  on August 4, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Swimming - 15th FINA World Championships: Day Sixteen

Francesca Halsall of Great Britain comes third in the Swimming Women's Freestyle 50m Final on day sixteen of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 4, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Peaty and Halsall join gold rush in London to boost Great Britain's medal tally

Peaty and Halsall join gold rush in London to boost Great Britain's medal tally

Fran Halsall won #Britain's first Bronze at the Swimming World Championships - Here she is at the 2010 European Championships with her 5 medals.

Fran Halsall won #Britain's first Bronze at the Swimming World Championships - Here she is at the 2010 European Championships with her 5 medals.

Great Britain's Fran Halsall shrugged off the disappointment of missing out on a medal in the 100m freestyle by qualifying for the 50m semi-finals.

Olympics swimming: Fran Halsall eases into 50m freestyle semi-final

Great Britain's Fran Halsall shrugged off the disappointment of missing out on a medal in the 100m freestyle by qualifying for the 50m semi-finals.

Taekwondo world champion Sarah Stevenson says several British women should have made the Sports Personality of the Year Award shortlist.

Sarah Stevenson criticises Sports Personality list for lack of women

Taekwondo world champion Sarah Stevenson says several British women should have made the Sports Personality of the Year Award shortlist.

41-year-old Scottish twins Donna and Fiona Robertson have both won Commonwealth Games bronze medals in Judo, (Donna at the 1990 Games in Auckland, New Zealand and Fiona in Manchester, 2002). However, they switched sports in 2007 and are now amongst the favourites to medal in women's wrestling, which debuts in Delhi. Nick Hope reports

41-year-old Scottish twins Donna and Fiona Robertson have both won Commonwealth Games bronze medals in Judo, (Donna at the 1990 Games in Auckland, New Zealand and Fiona in Manchester, 2002). However, they switched sports in 2007 and are now amongst the favourites to medal in women's wrestling, which debuts in Delhi. Nick Hope reports

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