BREAKING NEWS: Tom Dean and Duncan Scott win gold and silver medals in 200m freestyle – the primary time since 1908 two male Crew GB swimmers have completed on identical Olympic podium – as duo again up Adam Peaty’s 100m breaststroke success
Tom Dean turned the primary British man to win an Olympic freestyle gold in 113 years as he stormed to victory in a Crew GB one-two with Duncan Scott.
The 21-year-old adopted the lead of Adam Peaty as he touched the wall within the 200metres freestyle in a British document of 1min 44.2sec, simply 0.04sec forward of Scott in silver.
Dean’s win was the fourth gold for Crew GB at these Video games and, with Scott’s second place, they now have 10 medals altogether – three of them coming within the pool.
It was mechanical engineering scholar Dean’s first medal towards a full worldwide area and he’s simply the second British man after Peaty to have struck gold in 33 years.
For Scott, this was a 3rd Olympic medal after he additionally gained two relay silvers at Rio 2016.
His time was additionally his private finest and he completed 0.44sec away from Brazilian Fernando Scheffer, who gained bronze.
It was the primary time two Brits have shared the highest two spots on an Olympic podium in swimming.