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Adam Peaty MBE is an Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth champion as he continues to dominate and lead the way in Men's international Breaststroke. [27] In the heats, Peaty broke his own world record with a time of 57.55 seconds. Official profile of Olympic athlete Adam PEATY (born 28 Dec 1994), including games, medals, results, photos, videos and news. Peaty also contributed to the impressive silver in the Men's 4x100m Medley Relay, lowering the previous 100m Breaststroke split by more than a second as he left Brazil as GB's most decorated swimmer. He recorded 26.10 seconds in the heats, and in the semi-final, he became to first man to break 26 seconds and won in 25.95 seconds. But the biggest thing is his character. [4][5] As a young boy, he developed an acute fear of water and was averse to being put in the bath after his brothers told him that sharks may come up through the plughole. “He drives the car - I provide the information.”. Left Sidebar. [23] He won gold in the 100 metre breaststroke after winning both his heat and semi-final in new championship records before beating Cameron van der Burgh in the final, with his British team-mate Ross Murdoch winning the bronze medal. Subscribe to our newsletter and receive our latest updates! Jon Wade studied Health Sciences at the Open University, specializing in Nutrition, Obesity, Diabetes, and COPD, and also has a BSc.

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This means starting at sunrise each morning (well, before sunrise in the winter!) Exclusive interview: Having worked together for 12 years, the Olympic champion says Mel Marshall 'knows me better than I know myself'. What nobody really expected was the semi-finals of the World Championships in South Korea last year. SAM STREET 26 Sep 2016, 13:11 ADAM PEATY has celebrated his Olympic gold medal with a brand new tattoo. [35] He won a further silver in the 4 × 100 metre medley relay at the World Championship, setting a new British record, with the same Olympic line-up of Walker-Hebborn, Guy and Scott, but missed out on a medal in the 4 x 100 metre mixed medley relay with Davies, Guy and O'Connor despite setting a new European record.

He defended his World title in 25.99 to post the second sub-26 50 meter breaststroke in history.

To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. In 2015 Peaty is on top of the world rankings in the 100m breaststroke. That was the 2nd fastest performance in history in the event behind only his World Record 57.13 from Rio. Joshua, Hamilton, Farah and Kane in running for Sports Personality of the Year, Kate Garraway has viewers in stitches as she gets a bow-legged breast stroke lesson live on GMB, Adam Peaty powers to gold double at World Champs but narrowly misses out on breaking own record, As Britain rises through the breaststroke ranks, learn the three elements that Olympians perfect, Adam Peaty reveals Olympic glory left him a recluse as he moved away from family to be near training base, Olympic gold medal-winner Adam Peaty shows off 'amazing' new tattoo following world record in Rio, X Factor hunk Matt Terry to pen heartbreak album about his actress ex who dumped him days before his birthday, Olympic medallist Adam Peaty throws his hat in the ring to appear on this year's I'm a Celeb, ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. Your language can hold them back...but I just knew. Mourinho's men looking to get Europa League challenge back on track, Watch Tyson, 54, show off ferocious speed and power in training ahead return, Man Utd news LIVE: All the latest gossip and updates from Old Trafford, Chelsea transfer news LIVE - Latest updates from Stamford Bridge, Arsenal news LIVE: Follow latest Arsenal transfer gossip, news and updates, Adrien Broner released from jail and given until December to pay victim £637k, Europa League odds and tips: Arsenal and Tottenham betting prediction, EFL 'give green light' to Abu Dhabi royal family Sheikh's £60m Derby takeover, Returning Martial to score past Pickford, plus Man City vs Liverpool, Your pinstickers' guide to the November Handicap at Doncaster on Saturday, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). [41], At the 2018 European Championships, Peaty once again defended his European title in the 100 metre breaststroke, beating his own world record with a time of 57.10 seconds.

[9] However, she noticed "something special" the first time she saw him swim breaststroke.

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