London marked Scott Dickens’ second Olympic Games, where he participated in three events. There, Dickens placed 13th in the 200m breaststroke and 16th in the 100m breaststroke. He was also part of the 4x100m medley team that finished eighth, along with Charles Francis, Joe Bartoch and Brent Hayden.
In 2004, Dickens competed in Athens and placed in the top-20 in the 100m breaststroke. Dickens represented Canada in the 2011 World Championships in the 100m and 200m backstroke.
In 2010, he would win bronze at the Pan Pacific Championships in the 50m backstroke. At the 2009 World Championships in Rome he raced to a personal best in the 50m breaststroke.
Dickens won his first international gold medal at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janerio, Brazil in the 100m breaststroke and clocked a personal best time.