Tom Dean had COVID twice, including a severe case around New Years, before swimming under the British Record in the 200 free and onto th Olympic Team.
The 2021 British Swimming Selection Trials ended on a higher-than-high note, as the fastest two British men’s 200m freestyle performances ever were waged.
Duncan Scott just lowered his own British record in the men’s 200m free en route to adding another Olympic event to his Tokyo lineup.
The men’s 200 free is one of the key races to watch on this final night of the British Olympic Selection Trials taking place in London.
We now await British Swimming’s official announcement of those who have been named to the Tokyo roster for this summer’s postponed Games.
Five Brits have cleared the nation’s Olympic qualifying men’s 200 free cut (1:46.99), with Scott, Dean, Richards, Guy, and Jarvis all 800 FR relay contenders.
After his recent performance at British Trials, Peaty now owns six of the 10 fastest back-halfs in history in the men’s 100 breaststroke.
Cal swimmer Alicia Wilson grabbed a spot on the British consideration roster for Tokyo, hitting a QT in the women’s 200m IM.