Britain's Tom Dean wins men's 200m freestyle gold

| 27 Jul 2021 9:58 am

Britain has gone 1-2 in the men’s 200-meter freestyle at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, AP reports.

Tom Dean captured the gold in 1 minute, 44.22 seconds, while teammate Duncan Scott picked up the silver in 1:44.26. The bronze went to Brazil’s Fernando Scheffer at 1:44.66.

American Kieran Smith settled for a sixth-place showing after capturing a bronze in the 400 free.

Defending champion Sun Yang was banned from the Tokyo Olympics for a doping violation. He is serving a more than four-year ban, though he could be eligible to return for the 2024 Paris Games.



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