Dean's buoyant over Games bid

Published date18 April 2024
Publication titleEvening Chronicle
The 23-year-old bullishly proclaimed his plan to seek to eclipse his long-term rival Duncan Scott as the most prolific British athlete at a single Games shortly after surging to prominence by winning double gold in Tokyo

But third-place finishes behind Scott and Matt Richards in both the 100 and 200 metre freestyle finals mean Dean is only certain to compete in one individual event - the 200m medley - plus two relays, unless either of his rivals choose to streamline their Paris hopes. Dean said: "When you put yourself out there it comes with the risk of being exposed and falling short, and it makes the...

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