Double Olympic Champ Tom Dean Breaks Down 200 Free, 4×200 Free Relay

In the SwimSwam Podcast dive deeper into the sport you love with insider conversations about swimming. Hosted by Coleman HodgesGarrett McCaffrey, and Gold Medal Mel Stewart, SwimSwam welcomes both the biggest names in swimming that you already know, and rising stars that you need to get to know, as we break down the past, present, and future of aquatic sports.

Newly minted 2x Olympic champion in the 200 free and 4×200 free relay Tom Dean of Great Britain joined us today on the SwimSwam Podcast. Dean breaks down both of his golden races, describing how he adjusted to the Olympic environment and embraced the pressure of an Olympic final. You may want to stay tuned until the very end… Dean gives away his secret on how to store your gold medals safely when traveling.


Music: Otis McDonald


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1 year ago

Coleman, please interview Kieran Smith when you get the chance. 😊

1 year ago

No more ginger jokes!

1 year ago

Awesome Coleman. Any chance of getting Dave Hemmings on the podcast? He is the co-coach at Loughbourgh with Mel Marshall and coaches the majority of those swimmers (Abbie Wood, Joe/Max Litchfield, James Wilby, Molly Renshaw, etc;)? Heard that he is a very technical and insightful guy.

1 year ago

Raise your hand if you’ve seen the Ron Weasely comparison 🙂

1 year ago

If he gets his relay split close to his individual time to ease Scott, Guy stays the course, and Richards improves, the record is there’s

Reply to  DCSwim
1 year ago

He had a great performance in the 200, but he really didn’t carry his weight in that 4×200 given his ability. He really should’ve been within a second of his PB at least – all of his teammates went at least .5 faster than theirs (albeit w/ a flying start)

Reply to  DCSwim
1 year ago

Feel like all that happening is unlikely

1 year ago

Great podcast too👍

Reply to  Mark
1 year ago

good swims all.round
Richard’s had a good year will he remain constant or improve,I think not.
I don’t even see him.making the next world’s,lots of talent waiting in the wings.
can’t wait for the commonwealth’s England to.dominate

1 year ago

Top man and the future of 200m Freestyle swimming.

About Coleman Hodges

Coleman Hodges

Coleman started his journey in the water at age 1, and although he actually has no memory of that, something must have stuck. A Missouri native, he joined the Columbia Swim Club at age 9, where he is still remembered for his stylish dragon swim trunks. After giving up on …

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