Marshall’s Man Adam Peaty Places A 57.79 As 4th In His Pieces-Of-Eight All-Time Scorchers

Peaty's power in a partnership with coach Mel Marshall - snapped by Gary McCaffery on training camp in Tenerife this month - courtesy of Gmcphotography.org

Having started the day in Sheffield with the 10th fastest effort of his career on 58.56, Adam Peaty pelted another bullet into the all-time 100m breaststroke ranking with a 57.79 scorcher – his fourth best 100m breaststroke effort ever behind the three whistlers that built a golden moment for the Olympic crown in world-record time last year. Day 1 of the British Championships at Ponds Forge and Peaty was the sole swimmer with an instant ticket to world titles in Budapest in July

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Having started the day in Sheffield with the 10th fastest effort of his career on 58.56, Adam Peaty pelted another bullet into the all-time 100m breaststroke ranking with a 57.79 scorcher – his fourth best 100m breaststroke effort ever behind the three whistlers that built a golden moment for the Olympic crown in world-record time last year. Day 1 of the British Championships at Ponds Forge and Peaty was the sole swimmer with an instant ticket to world titles in Budapest in July

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David Brooks

It’s noticeable from the results and start lists, just how concentrated at certain centers talent is becoming in British swimming. It’s a pity we won’t get a full strength 4×100 medley to finish the championships. For the men at least it would be a tight 3-way race:
Bath: Walker-Hebburn, Attwood, Guy, Jarvis
Loughboro: Ellwood, Peatty, Greenbank, Barrett
Stirling: Boldison, Murdoch, Brodie, Scott
Loughboro have a fly problem which means Greenbank switches, but then they do have Peatty…
Who would your money be on Craig?

Craig Lord

Not a betting man, David – but Loughborough have a serious advantage with a certain 56 splitter 🙂

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