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Britain’s Tom Dean and Duncan Scott take Olympic gold and silver in men’s 200m free

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  • Dean wins Britain’s second swimming gold of Tokyo 2020
  • First British Olympic one-two in the pool since 1908

Adam Peaty said he hoped his gold medal in the 100m breaststroke would start a gold rush, and it has. In the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on Tuesday morning his two British teammates, Tom Dean and Duncan Scott, took gold and silver in the men’s 200m freestyle.

Dean, 21, won the race in a new national record of 1min 44.22sec. Scott, 24, was a finger-tip behind him, and won silver in 1min 44.26sec. They were the two fastest 200m freestyle swims in British history. Brazil’s Fernando Schaffer took third.

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/3i8w7Nr
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