The world was mesmerized by U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel throughout his triumphant performances on the Tokyo Olympics. Whereas his occasions could be over in Tokyo, do not rely him out for the Paris Olympics in 2024.
“I very a lot want to make the group, however acquired to get placed on the group first,” mentioned the 24-year-old Florida native. “I am no precedence over anyone in U.S. swimming. I acquired to make the group first, then we will speak about Paris.”
Dressel received 5 gold medals in Tokyo, together with three from particular person occasions — the lads’s 100m butterfly and the 50m and 100m freestyle. Dressel instructed CNBC’s “The Information with Shepard Smith” that whereas he did land on the high of the rostrum, he “did not have an ideal race,” however discovered quite a bit and appears ahead to getting again right into a routine.
Host Shepard Smith requested Dressel what wants to alter concerning the Olympics. The seven-time Olympic gold medalist instructed Smith he’d prefer to see much less fanfare, in order that he can merely deal with his sport.
“With reference to alter, possibly not put as a lot highlight on a few of these athletes,” Dressel mentioned, “If it have been as much as me, it will simply be me and my coach within the water, and no person else, actually. I do not actually look after the eye, I simply wish to swim quick.”