Britain’s Tom Dean and Duncan Scott win Olympic gold and silver in 200m freestyle

Britain’s Tom Dean and Duncan Scott win Olympic gold and silver in 200m freestyle
Tom Dean stormed to victory in the men’s 200m freestyle and Great Britain were left to celebrate a famous one-two after Duncan Scott collected silver at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.

Tom Dean stormed to victory in the men’s 200m freestyle and Great Britain were left to celebrate a famous one-two after Duncan Scott collected silver at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.

Dean, who twice contracted coronavirus last year, was third heading into the final 50 metres while Scott was down in sixth at the halfway stage, but the pair finished strongly.

Dean finished in a time of one minute and 44.22 secondes, edging out his British compatriot by 0.04secs, with Brazil’s Fernando Scheffer claiming bronze a further 0.4s back.

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