Dean, Duncan Scott, Matthew Richards and James Guy produced a superb display in Tokyo.
From growing up in a small town in Tasmania to winning two gold medals at her first Olympic Games, Ariarne Titmus said she has proved anything is possible if you believe in yourself after the Australian took the 200m freestyle title at the Tokyo Olympics. Titmus, dubbed the 'Terminator', accelerated in the final metres to touch just ahead of Hong Kong's Siobhan Haughey and finish far ahead of favourite Katie Ledecky, who she beat for a second time after winning the 400m freestyle on Monday.
Great Britain’s swimmers raced to further Olympic history on Wednesday morning, clinching gold in the 4x200m freestyle relay to make it a hat-trick of victories in the pool for the first time since 1908. Tom Dean and Duncan Scott, who had finished first and second in the individual 200m freestyle on Tuesday morning, were joined in the relay team by James Guy and Matthew Richards and delivered a dominant performance, winning in a time of 6 min 58.58 sec. It was a new national and European record,
The Netherlands secured an easy victory over South Africa in hot, blustery conditions at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, while Britain defeated India. The Dutch women's team led by a goal at half-time, after veteran striker Frederique Matla scored after picking up a pass by Lidewij Welten from the left side of the striking circle.