Peaty breaks own world 100 metres breaststroke record
2018 European Championships - 100m Breaststroke Men Final - Tollcross International Swimming Centre, Glasgow, Britain - August 4, 2018 - Adam Peaty of Britain competes. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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(Reuters) – British swimmer Adam Peaty set a world record for the 100 metres breaststroke on Saturday, clocking 57.00 seconds to win the European Championships title in Glasgow.
The 23-year-old, who has become the most dominant breaststroker the sport has seen, knocked 0.13 seconds off his own record set at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.
(Reporting by Ian Chadband; Editing by Clare Fallon)