Adam Peaty books berth to the Rio olympic
London: Three times world champion Adam Peaty booked his place at the Rio Olympic Games on Tuesdayby winning 100 metres breaststroke clocking 58.41 seconds at the British Olympic trials in Glasgow.
The 21-year-old swimmer had set a world record of 57.92 seconds at the national championship last year, which was faster than August’s World Championship- winning timing of 58.52 seconds.
Just qualified for my first Olympic Games, no other feeing like competing for your country at this level! 👊🏼🙌🏼 pic.twitter.com/WjqzVjJ96g
— Adam Peaty (@adam_peaty) April 12, 2016
About Adam Peaty
- Peaty won the title of World Championship last year in the 100 and 50 m breaststroke in Kazan, Russia.
- He also won the 4 X 100 mixed medley relay .
- If Peaty wins the Rio Olympic then he will be the first male British swimmer to capture Olympic gold in 28 years.