GB’s Peaty wins 100m breaststroke gold at World Championships

2019 World Aquatics Championships
Dates: 12-28 July Venue: Gwangju, South Korea
Coverage: Highlights on BBC Two, updates on BBC R5L Sports Extra, and reports on the BBC Sport website and app.

Great Britain’s Adam Peaty has won the 100m breaststroke at the World Championships in South Korea – his third successive gold in the event.

On Sunday, he broke his own world record to become the first man to swim the distance in under 57 seconds.

The 24-year-old comfortably beat compatriot James Wilby, with China’s Yan Zibei in third.

Peaty is now unbeaten in five years over 100m in major competitions, and will compete in the 50m on Tuesday.

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