Last Man To Defeat Adam Peaty Is Next Man To Do It – 4 Years On, Cam Van Der Burgh

Cameron Van Der Burgh - dash champion at three times of asking - by Patrick B. Kraemer

Adam Peaty suffered his first defeat in four years and Cameron Van Der Burgh joined South African teammate Chad Le Clos in the club of triple champions in the same event when he pipped the Englishman 26.58 to 26.62. That result made James Wilby, third in 27.37, the most decorated breaststroke swimmer at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, with gold in the 200m, silver in the 100m and a third podium place in the dash.

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Adam Peaty suffered his first defeat in four years and Cameron Van Der Burgh joined South African teammate Chad Le Clos in the club of triple champions in the same event when he pipped the Englishman 26.58 to 26.62. That result made James Wilby, third in 27.37, the most decorated breaststroke swimmer at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, with gold in the 200m, silver in the 100m and a third podium place in the dash.

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Eugene

Peaty has been a bit too self-confident lately.

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