The world was enthralled by U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel throughout his victorious efficiencies at the Tokyo Olympics. While his occasions may be over in Tokyo, do not count him out for the Paris Olympics in 2024.
“I very much would like to make the team, but got to get put on the team first,” stated the 24-year-old Florida native. “I’m no priority over anybody in U.S. swimming. I got to make the team first, then we can talk about Paris.”
Dressel won 5 gold medals in Tokyo, consisting of 3 from private occasions — the males’s 100m butterfly and the 50m and 100m freestyle. Dressel informed CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” that while he did land at the top of the podium, he “didn’t have a perfect race,” however discovered a lot and eagerly anticipates returning into a regular.
Host Shepard Smith asked Dressel what requirements to alter about the Olympics. The seven-time Olympic gold medalist informed Smith he wants to see less excitement, so that he can merely concentrate on his sport.
“In regards to change, maybe not put as much spotlight on some of these athletes,” Dressel stated, “If it were up to me, it would just be me and my coach in the water, and nobody else, really. I don’t really care for the attention, I just want to swim fast.”