British swimmers arrive back in UK after medal success in Tokyo

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British swimmers Adam Peaty and Tom Dean have arrived back in the UK after their success at Tokyo 2020.

Team GB claimed a record eight swimming medals, eclipsing their previous best of seven at the 1908 Games.

Peaty, 26, won two golds and a silver in Tokyo, including retaining his men’s 100-metre breaststroke title.

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Adam Peaty sign autographs at Heathrow Airport (Aaron Chown/PA)

Olympic debutant Dean, 21, was a breakout star at the Games with golds in the individual and relay 200-metre freestyle events.

The two Olympians touched down at Heathrow Airport on Monday evening and were pictured wearing their medals as they signed autographs and posed for photographs.

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Tom Dean poses for a selfie at Heathrow (Aaron Chown/PA)

Only the US and Australia finished ahead of Britain in the swimming medals table.

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