Adam Peaty has made rapid progress since making his first European Junior Championship team in 2012 following two semi-final appearances at the British Gas Swimming Championships and Olympic Trials in London.
Adam Peaty Profile
|Date of Birth||28th December 1994|
|Team/Club||City of Derby|
Peaty built on his international experience with a couple of final berths on the 2012 FINA World Cup circuit before breaking through with his first senior national medals at the 2013 British Gas Swimming Championships in Sheffield.
He won 50m Breaststroke silver and 100m Breaststroke bronze in Sheffield before ducking under a minute over 100m Breast for the first time to win gold at the British Gas ASA National Youth Championships.
Peaty brought the curtain down on his breakthrough 2013 season with a first senior Championship appearance, setting personal bests in all three breaststroke events at the European Short Course Championships in Herning.
|Long Course 50m Breaststroke||27.19||2014||BR|
|Long Course 100m Breaststroke||59.25||2014||BR|
|Long Course 200m Breaststroke||2:09.40||2014|
|Short Course 50m Breaststroke||26.93||2013|
|Short Course 100m Breaststroke||58.54||2013|
|Short Course 200m Breaststroke||2:10.71||2013|
|European Short Course Championships||50m Breaststroke||2013||26.93||11th|
|100m Breaststroke||58.54||9th (heats)|
|European Junior Championships||50m Breaststroke||2012||29.09||12th (heats)|
|100m Breaststroke||1:03.06||8th (heats)|
|British Championships||50m Breaststroke||2014||27.43||GOLD|
In The Pool
Favourite Event: 100m Breaststroke.
Finest Performance: 50m and 100m Breaststroke at 2013 British Champs.
Aspirations: To win an Olympic gold medal.
Out Of The Pool
If I wasn’t a swimmer, I would be: Travelling the world.
Life after swimming: To travel as much as possible and meet new people.
Would most like to meet: Karl Pilkington.
Most prized possession: My phone.
Biggest influence on career: My coach, Melanie Marshall.
Sports: Cycling, Rugby.
Band/music: All sorts of music but love hip-hop and house music.
Food: Katsu Curry.
Hobbies: Listening to music, playing games, chilling with mates, driving.