Adam Peaty Sets Commonwealth Games Record in 50 Breast Semis

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England’s Adam Peaty swam the 50 breast in a Commonwealth Games record 26.49 to earn the top seed for the finals.

South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh took the second seed (26.95), followed by England’s James Wilby (27.41), Australia’s Jack Packard (27.55), South Africa’s Michael Houlie (27.64), Australia’s James McKechnie (27.67), Scotland’s Euan Inglis (27.85) and South Africa’s Bradley Tandy (27.99).

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Dan D'Addona is the lead college swim writer for Swimming World. He has covered swimming at all levels since 2003, including the NCAA championships, USA nationals, Duel in the Pool and Olympic trials. He is a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a graduate of Central Michigan University. He currently lives in Holland, Michigan, where he also is the Sports Editor at The Holland Sentinel.

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