David Walliams greeted by worried wife Lara Stone as he completes a gruelling day three of his Thames swim

David Walliams greeted by worried wife Lara Stone as he completes a gruelling day three of his Thames swim

An exhausted David Walliams greeted by worried wife Lara Stone as he completes a gruelling day three of his Thames swim

12:33 AM on 8th September 2011

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You”re a sight for sore stomachs! An exhausted-looking David Walliams looks delighted to see his wife Lara Stone as he completes day three of his Sport Relief swim challenge

Relief: Lara and David flung themselves into each others arms as he climbed out the water

Relief: Lara and David flung themselves into each others arms as he climbed out the water

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I”m so proud of you: Lara holds David”s head in her hands as she gazes up at him in admiration

Concerned: Lara looked close to tears as she watched her husband complete day three of the challenge

Concerned: Lara looked close to tears as she watched her husband complete day three of the challenge

Pushing through the pain: David Walliams was seen having a rub down as he stood in his wetsuit before taking to the water. He has swum five miles today so far

Pushing through the pain: David Walliams was seen having a rub down as he stood in his wetsuit before taking to the water. He has swum five miles today so far

Helping hands: David has been making slow and steady progress today but had to be helped out of the water for a rub down

Helping hands: David has been making slow and steady progress today but had to be helped out of the water for a rub down

Give us a hand: Walliams is helped out of the water as he prepares to take another break to rehydrate

Give us a hand: Walliams is helped out of the water as he prepares to take another break to rehydrate

Struggling: David Walliams appears to be in a lot of pain as he receives a massage

Struggling: David Walliams appears to be in a lot of pain as he receives a massage

You can do it! But Walliams got a lot of support along the way, with school children cheering as he swam past them in Wittenham, Oxfordshire

You can do it! But Walliams got a lot of support along the way, with school children cheering as he swam past them in Wittenham, Oxfordshire

Fighting through: Walliams struggled through the pain to continue in his charity challenge

Fighting through: Walliams struggled through the pain to continue in his charity challenge

Painful: As well as his aches and pains, Walliams has now contracted a serious stomach bug which is putting the swim into doubt

Painful: As well as his aches and pains, Walliams has now contracted a serious stomach bug which is putting the swim into doubt

Demanding: Walliams is attempting to swim the length of the River Thames for Sport Relief

Demanding: Walliams is attempting to swim the length of the River Thames for Sport Relief

Battling through: Walliams has been struggling with the physically-demanding swim

Battling through: Walliams has been struggling with the physically-demanding swim