Undefeated Adam Peaty & Mate James Wilby Punch 1-2 For England & Loughborough

Adam Peaty by Patrick B. Kraemer

With a 57.13 on the books and a sackful of sub-58.5s, a 58.84 win, beyond a 58.59 Games record in the semis yesterday, looked a touch swim-a-day, only, of course, because of what we know Adam Peaty to be capable of. The official results had his 58.84 down as a games record, a blip in the system but one that drew the eye to the fact that he is the sole member of the Commonwealth club to have raced inside 59sec at the Games. His first time under was for gold at Glasgow 2014, on 58.94. He just got inside that today – England teammate James Wilby, the 200m champion, snatching silver from Cameron Van der Burgh, of South Africa, by 0.01sec at the touch

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With a 57.13 on the books and a sackful of sub-58.5s, a 58.84 win, beyond a 58.59 Games record in the semis yesterday, looked a touch swim-a-day, only, of course, because of what we know Adam Peaty to be capable of. The official results had his 58.84 down as a games record, a blip in the system but one that drew the eye to the fact that he is the sole member of the Commonwealth club to have raced inside 59sec at the Games. His first time under was for gold at Glasgow 2014, on 58.94. He just got inside that today – England teammate James Wilby, the 200m champion, snatching silver from Cameron Van der Burgh, of South Africa, by 0.01sec at the touch

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