Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8
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Nice Britain’s males secured one other gold within the Olympic pool with a dominant victory within the 4x200m freestyle relay in Tokyo.

The quartet of 200m champion Tom Dean, silver medallist Duncan Scott, James Man and Matthew Richards got here inside 0.03secs of the world file in a surprising efficiency.

The British quartet gained in six minutes 58.58 seconds – an emphatic 3.23secs away from the Russian Olympic Committee.

Australia claimed the bronze medal.

Nice Britain had been favourites going into the race having certified quickest and so they produced what former Olympian Mark Foster described as a “demonstration of a efficiency”.

The victory means Dean turns into the primary British male swimmer to win two golds on the similar Olympic Video games since 1908.

It is usually the primary time in 113 years that Nice Britain have gained three swimming gold medals at an Olympics.

Man, who put Britain into pole place together with his sturdy second leg, shed tears as Scott introduced the crew dwelling.

James Guy and Tom Dean
James Man (left, with Tom Dean) confirmed his emotion as Nice Britain’s victory was confirmed

He gained silver within the occasion in Rio 4 years in the past and was overwhelmed after lastly securing his first Olympic gold.

“After 25 years to do it, lastly, it is very emotional. It is a dream come true,” Man informed BBC TV.

The US pushed Britain within the opening leg, the place they had been led by Dean, however Man closed the hole earlier than Richards took a second out of the US lead.

That gave Scott a wholesome head begin and he took full benefit, ending simply wanting a brand new world greatest.

“I believe that is actually particular, with these boys – however we’re a bit gutted we did not get the world file!” Scott mentioned.

Foster, who was pacing the BBC studio as he watched the race, mentioned: “I so wished them to get the world file – however they may get it, as a result of it’s a younger crew. What a mature efficiency.”

Tom Dean, Duncan Scott, James Guy and Matthew Richards
The British quartet of Tom Dean, Duncan Scott, James Man and Matthew Richards dominated the race

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