Olympic Champion Tom Dean Ready for Big Summer with 3 Major Championships


Reported by Loretta Race.


Although Great Britain’s Tom Dean entered this final as the newly-minted Barcelona meet record holder, it was 18-year-old Sates of South Africa who broke through to lower the mark once again on the same day.

Registering a mark of 1:45.91, Sates not only delved under the 1:46 barrier for the first time in his career, but the teen also outperformed Dean’s morning outing of 1:46.89.

Dean still shined with a silver medal-worthy time of 1:46.27 while Japan’s Katsuo Matsumoto rounded out the top 3 in 1:46.46.

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Michael Andrew #1
1 month ago

Son of Matty Sates

1 month ago

No other country has a chance in the 4×200. GB = 🥇

Jacob Whittle 46.90 in Paris
1 month ago

‘ready for some different events at commies’ big Tommy exciting me about his 100 free and 200 IM

Reply to  Jacob Whittle 46.90 in Paris
1 month ago

hes kinda inconsistent ngl man went 144.2 in tokyo and 144 before in the trials but I don’t think his back half came out as well as in other races

Reply to  boi
1 month ago

It’s just the beginning of the season

Jacob Whittle 46.90 in Paris
Reply to  boi
1 month ago

Yeah can’t believe he went faster at the biggest meet of his career than at the Edinburgh International invite or Barcelona Mare Nostrum. What a phony!

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