After Steve Parry had gotten the monkey off British Swimming’s back with bronze in the 200m butterfly, the team had then gone through the rest of the meet to the final night with no further podium success. As the final night of finals loomed the unassuming David Davies was realistically Britain’s last hopeContinue Reading →
It was an important medal for Britain. The swimming team had drawn a blank in Sydney in 2000 and on the middle night of competition in Athens they had still failed to mount the podium. That was until Steve Parry lined up in the 200m Butterfly final and took a stunning bronze.