Very good Duncan Scott lands SILVER within the 200m particular person medley after ending 0.23 seconds off gold to earn his THIRD medal of the Tokyo Olympics already
Duncan Scott grew to become the primary British swimmer in 113 years to win three medals at one Olympics as he added a silver within the 200metres particular person medley.
The 24-year-old completed in a time of 1min 55.28sec – simply 0.28sec behind Shun Wang, who took the gold for China. Jeremy Desplanches bought bronze for Switzerland.
Scott gained gold within the 4x200m freestyle relay and silver within the 200m freestyle earlier this week.
Duncan Scott put in an excellent show to nail down a silver medal as he got here near gold
However his podium place within the 200IM means he’s simply the seventh Staff GB athlete in any sport to say three medals in a single Video games.
He’s now additionally odds-on to get the outright British document of 4 with the boys’s medley relay to return on Sunday.
Scott was again in sixth on the midway mark and fifth with 50m to go. However he powered via in his favoured freestyle leg and nearly snatched victory.
Scott gave it his all and admits he has to ‘maintain his head up excessive’ regardless of lacking out on gold
The 24-year-old refused to get too downbeat after agonisingly lacking out on gold and mentioned he would ‘maintain his head up excessive’.
‘Undoubtedly (proud) and the truth that the winner did a giant PB too,’ he instructed the BBC. ‘Credit score to everybody within the race. It was all the time going to tight, and thrilling.
‘I needed to try to commit a bit extra to 150m, I do know I am going come again sturdy. I am actually proud of the swim – it simply wasn’t there. I’ve bought to carry my head up excessive with that.
‘Funding most likely began with [Adam] Peaty in 2015 and the best way he dominates racing most likely rubs off on folks, but in addition nice groups of coaches.’