He might be becoming known as a slow starter at major competitions but James Guy demonstrated once again his ability to dig deep when it matters as he helped Great Britain to a final silver at the World Championships.
If James Guy could start major championships the way he finishes them he might have even more than the three world titles already under his belt.
Budapest 2017: Lord of the Rings ‘obsessed’ Guy uses Rivendell scene as world championships inspiration
The Rivendell scene in Lord of the Rings gave birth to one of the most famous internet memes of all time – for James Guy it’s the perfect material to get him pumped to take on the world’s best.
James Guy was desperate to build on a glorious night for Britain in the pool in Budapest but admitted he got his tactics wrong after missing out on the medals on Tuesday.
James Guy came to Budapest looking to put the individual frustrations of Rio 2016 behind him but the Bury swimmer’s hopes of an individual medal in Budapest now largely rest on Monday’s 200m freestyle after disappointment in the 400m.
Defending his 200m freestyle title is top of the agenda for swimmer James Guy as he prepares for next month’s World Championships in Hungary.
James Guy has warned his rivals at next month’s European Aquatic Championships to watch out as the reigning world champion steps up his preparations for the Rio Olympics.
‘To race him would be an honour’: Bury swimmer James Guy out to end Michael Phelps’ Olympic fairytale
James Guy has Michael Phelps in his sights and while he will be an Olympic newbie the Bury freestyler insists he is ready to take down his idol.
James Guy booked his place at the Olympic Games in Rio after literally emptying the tank on his way to British Swimming Championship glory in Glasgow.