Adam Peaty Takes Down 100 Breast U.S. Open Record in Indy

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Great Britain’s Adam Peaty dominated the final of the 100 breast, as expected, and he finished in a time of 58.86, breaking Kevin Cordes’ U.S. Open record of 58.94 set at the U.S. Olympic Trials in June. The time also improved on Peaty’s own top time in the world, previously a 58.94.

Badger’s Cody Miller finished second in 1:00.30, just ahead of Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi (1:00.33). Cordes ended up just behind in fourth with a time of 1:00.43. Those times now rank fifth, sixth and tied for eighth in the world this year.

Athens Bulldog’s Nic Fink and Brazil’s Felipe Lima tied for fifth in 1:01.00, just ahead of Canada’s Richard Funk (1:01.14) and Miguel De Lara Ojeda (1:01.63).

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3 Comments

3 comments

  1. Owldom

    Any ideas what goggles Adam is wearing there?

  2. Harry Delong

    Good grief! 58.86 100 meters BR

Author: David Rieder

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David Rieder is the host of Swimming World TV and a staff writer for Swimming World. A contributor to the magazine and website since 2009, he has covered the NCAA Championships, U.S. Nationals, Olympic Trials as well as the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and the 2017 World Championships in Budapest. He is a native of Charleston, S.C., and a 2016 graduate of Duke University.

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