She bought poison after mother banned her from marrying a man she met on the internet.
She was convicted of acquiring a biological agent or toxin and had admitted two counts of attempting to acquire one.
Southwark Crown Court, central London, was told the shy, former private schoolgirl, had suffered years of abuse from her mother.
Patel, a volunteer in the 2012 London Olympics, bought the poison after Mrs Patel banned her from marrying a man she met on the internet.
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