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Adam Peaty

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
Born Uttoxeter
Team/Club City of Derby
Coach Melanie Marshall
Coached by former British Olympian Mel Marshall, he competed across all three breaststroke events in Antwerp, reaching the final in the 200m Breast before finishing fifth.

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.

Personal Best

Event Time Year Record
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  

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
European Short Course Championships 50m Breaststroke 2013 26.93 11th
  100m Breaststroke   58.54 9th (heats)
  200m Breaststroke   2:10.71 26th
European Junior Championships 50m Breaststroke 2012 29.09 12th (heats)
  100m Breaststroke   1:03.06 8th (heats)
  200m Breaststroke   2:16.21 5th

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships 50m Breaststroke 2014 27.43 GOLD
  100m Breaststroke   59.79 SILVER
  200m Breaststroke   2:09.40 SILVER
  50m Breaststroke 2013 27.58 SILVER
  100m Breaststroke   1:00.11 BRONZE
  200m Breaststroke   2:12.06 5th
  100m Breaststroke 2012 1:02.72 10th
  200m Breaststroke   2:15.68 12th
  100m Breaststroke 2011 1:04.73 16th
  200m Breaststroke   2:21.17 14th
  100m Breaststroke 2010 1:08.19 38th

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.

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