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Adam Peaty broke the men’s 100 meters breaststroke World-record

Adam Peaty, in the men’s 100 meters breaststroke race of the World Championships held at Gwanju, South Korea, was able to break his own previous world record.

Adam Peaty

24 years old Peaty broke his previous record of time 57.10 seconds that he set back in the European Championships last year. He broke the record with a new world record of 56.88 seconds to win his semifinals match at the tournament.

24 years old Peaty broke his previous record




By doing so, the English player has become the only man the history to have been able to break the barrier of 57-seconds in this event.

 break the barrier of 57-seconds in this event

Peaty was able to finish 2 seconds from China’s 2nd place Yan Zibei who finished his first semi-finals appearance at 58.67 seconds. As for the 3rd place, it went to Britain’s James Wilby at 58.83 seconds.

Peaty was able to finish 2 seconds

Peaty, who is a native of Uttoxeter, swam the first 50 meters of the race for 26. 63 seconds while the second 50 meters swam in 30.25 seconds.

Peaty held Gold medal

With this, Peaty has now swum 1.5 seconds faster than any other swimmer in the history and set the record for the best 16 times in the 100 meters breaststroke.

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