Adam Peaty Scorches 2nd-Fastest 100 Breast Ever in Semis at 2015 FINA World Championships

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World-record holder Adam Peaty clocked the second-fastest time all time in the men’s 100-meter breast to lead semis at the 2015 FINA World Championships.

Peaty powered his way to a time of 58.18 in semifinal 2 after South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh posted a meet record 58.49 during semifinal 1.

Van der Burgh’s effort downed’ Peaty’s preliminary meet record of 58.52, but Peaty nearly tracked down his world record of 57.92 from the 2015 British Nationals with his sizzling swim.

All Time 100 Breast

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Lithuania’s Giedrius Titenis (58.96), Kazakhstan’s Dmitriy Balandin (59.39), Russia’s Kirill Prigoda (59.60), Germany’s Hendrik Feldwehr (59.63), Australia’s Jake Packard (59.66) and Great Britain’s Ross Murdoch (59.75) also earned spots into finals.

USA’s Cody Miller (59.86) and Nic Fink (1:00.14) finished ninth and 12th, outside the finals field.

SCHEDULED EVENTS

  • Women’s 100 fly semis
  • Men’s 400 free finals
  • Women’s 200 IM semis
  • Men’s 50 fly semis
  • Women’s 400 free finals
  • Men’s 100 breast semis
  • Women’s 400 free relay finals
  • Men’s 400 free relay finals

HEAT SHEETS

3 Comments

3 comments

  1. Niles Keeran

    The man will be beaten…he’ll choke in Rio to a Russian, Japanese, or his own self arrogance..

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