Peaty wins third consecutive 100m breaststroke world title
Swimming - 18th FINA World Swimming Championships - Men's 100m Breaststroke Final - Nambu University Municipal Aquatics Center, Gwangju, South Korea - July 22, 2019. Adam Peaty of Britain after event. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
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GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) – Briton Adam Peaty won his third consecutive 100 metres breaststroke world title on Monday.
Peaty, who set a world record on Sunday by swimming 56.88 in the semi-finals, touched home in 57.14, ahead of compatriot James Wilby (58.46) and China’s Yan Zibei (58.63)
(Reporting by Peter Rutherford; Additional reporting by Joori Roh; Editing by Pritha Sarkar)