Duncan swam at the British Championships in Sheffield in April and secured a place in the British team by swimming a new British record in the 100 Freestyle. His time had him ranked fastest in the world in 2017. (47.90)
Duncan had a busy week starting on Monday 24th with the 200 Freestyle heats and semis in the evening. His time in the semis had him ranked 1st for the final on the Tuesday with a PB of 1.45.16
25th was finals night. He swam a 1.45.27 and finished fourth in the world. He’d broken his PB to make the final and swam close to that on the night. There was 0.04 between him and the third place.
No rest - back in the pool on the Wednesday for the 100 Free. He swam 48.46 to make the semis and improved with a 48.10 to make the final where he swam 48.11 to finish 5th on the 27th July.
Duncan competed at the British Championships in Sheffield
Whilst most swimmers were in the water, Duncan was signing autographs for swimming fans.
The following day he started with 200 Fly – great PB and a bronze podium position 1.57.50
The following evening was the 100 freestyle, the event he was fifth in at the Rio Olympics. He swam his own race. Finished with his slot for the world championships as he made the selection time with 47.90. The first British swimmer under 48. His swim ranks him no 1 in the world this year. Outstanding. He was delighted to be sharing the podium with two fellow scots.
Speedo signs Duncan Scott who is delighted to have gained their support.
Its early in the season and Duncan is lying 3rd in the world for the 200 Free and 6th in the world for the 100 Free, 7th in the 200IM.