Participants

Adam PEATY

Adam PEATY
    Swimming
Birth Date:  28 Dec 1994
Place of Birth:  UTTOXETER
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  23
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  188
Weight (Kg):  90

Events and Medals


Adam PEATY - Records

Record Event Mark Date Location
GR Men's 100m Breaststroke Semifinal 2 58.59 6 April, 2018 Gold Coast (AUS)
GR Men's 50m Breaststroke Semifinal 2 26.49 8 April, 2018 Gold Coast (AUS)

Adam PEATY - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 6 Apr 11:08
Men's 100m Breaststroke Heat 4
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 20:37
Men's 100m Breaststroke Semifinal 2
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 19:48
Gold Medal Event Men's 100m Breaststroke Final
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 10:54
Men's 50m Breaststroke Heat 5
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 20:23
Men's 50m Breaststroke Semifinal 2
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 21:07
Gold Medal Event Men's 50m Breaststroke Final
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 11:37
Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Heat 2
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 21:52
Gold Medal Event Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final
Finished

Legend

GR: Commonwealth Games Record

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 50m Breaststroke 2 26.78
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 100m Breaststroke 1 58.94
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 200m Breaststroke 4 2:10.02
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 1 3:31.51

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 100m Breaststroke 1 57.13
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 2 3:29.24

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 50m Breaststroke 1 25.99
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 100m Breaststroke 1 57.47
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 2 3:28.95
2017 Budapest, HUN Mixed 4 x 100m Medley Relay 5 3:41.56
2015 Kazan, RUS Men's 50m Breaststroke 1 26.51
2015 Kazan, RUS Men's 100m Breaststroke 1 58.52
2015 Kazan, RUS Men's 200m Breaststroke 26 2:13.24
2015 Kazan, RUS Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 4 3:30.67
2015 Kazan, RUS Mixed 4 x 100m Medley Relay 1 3:41.71

Hobbies

Listening to music, playing games, driving (swimming.org, 3 Apr 2014)


Occupation: Athlete (fina.org, 2017)
Education: Exercise science at Derby College, England
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Mel MARSHALL (ENG) (britishswimming.org, 11 May 2017)


Ambition: Be first to swim under 56 seconds in 100m breaststroke and make Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games. (bbc.co.uk, 18 Apr 2017; msn.com, 4 Aug 2017)
Hero: British swimmers Michael JAMIESON and Andrew WILLIS (derbytelegraph.co.uk, 12 Apr 2014)
Influence: Coach Mel MARSHALL (ENG) (swimming.org, 3 Apr 2014)
Additional information

GIVEAWAY
After winning 100m breaststroke at 2017 British Championships gave medal to a fan in the crowd in the hope he would be inspired. (bbc.co.uk, 18 Apr 2017)


HAT-TRICK
First British swimmer to win three gold medals (50m breaststroke, 100m breaststroke, 4x100m mixed medley relay) at a single World Championships at 2015 event in Kazan, Russia. (theguardian.com, 06 Aug 2015)


HONOUR
Leisure centre in hometown, Uttoxeter, named 25m pool after him, January 2015. (swimswam.com, 25 Jan 2015)


FEAR
As a child he was scared of water. "I hated going in the shower, hated going in the bath, and every time I went to the pool, I used to climb up my mum's arms. I hated the pool." (swimvortex.com, 02 Dec 2014)


NAN FAN
Grandmother Mavis WILLIAMS has more than 3000 followers on Twitter, through her posts encouraging and expressing pride for PEATY. (theguardian.com, 8 Aug 2016)


RECORDS
Set two world records in one day in heat and semifinal of 50m breastroke at 2017 Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (metro.co.uk, 26 Jul 2017)

SUB 57
Not ruling out possibility of swimming under 57 seconds at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, but feels Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games offers him a more realistic platform. "I believe if I can get down to that 56 low mark, it won't be touched for a long time, which is what I want. I want to leave a legacy that can't be touched." (sbs.com.au, 5 Oct 2017)

LEGENDARY ADVICE
With aim of competing at Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games sought advice from six-time Olympic champion Sir Chris HOY (SCO) about serial winning, to ensure he remains at the top. (ftasport.com, 3 Aug 2017)


CHARITY
August 2017 he and coach Mel MARSHALL visited Zambia and took on 50 hours of sport in five days to raise a minimum of UK£50,000 for the Perfect Day Foundation, which aims to enhance the lives of Zambian children through sport. They also visited Zambia in 2012 and 2013. (ftasport.com, 3 Aug 2017; bbc.com, 28 Aug 2017)


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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