British swimmer comes back from Covid to win freestyle gold

Tom Dean

Gold medallist Britain's Tom Dean reacts after the final of the men's 200m freestyle swimming event during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo on July 27, 2021.

Photo credit: Jonathan Nackstrand | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Scott, who won two silver medals in relays in Rio, will have another chance of gold in the 200m individual medley, which starts on Wednesday.
  • "Massive credit to Tom there, that was unbelievable," said Scott. "He's a good mate out of the pool and it's great to be able to compete against him. I’m delighted with that and I'm buzzing for Deano."



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