Swim England removes article which advised women how to look slimmer in pool

National governing body Swim England has apologised and removed an article from its website which suggested how women could look slimmer in the pool.

The piece advised that women with a “jiggly belly” should avoid wearing bikinis, and said being pear-shaped has “often been the plague of women”.

The article had been on the website since 2010, but was removed after Simone Webb