Country: Great Britain
Adam Peaty MBE is an Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth champion. He continues to dominate and lead the way in men's international breaststroke, having become the first Brit to defend an Olympic title in the pool at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games.
Peaty competed in his first senior international competition in 2013 at the European Short Course Senior Championships, setting the pool on fire by displaying the best times in all three breaststroke events. Peaty currently holds the World Record for 50m breaststroke LC (25.95) and 100m breaststroke LC (56.88) and was the first athlete to swim 50m breaststroke in under 26 seconds. He is unbeaten in 100m breaststroke in a long course global championship since 2014.
The Uttoxeter-born swimmer is coached by Mel Marshall and trains at the Loughborough National Centre. In 2021, at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Peaty won 2 golds and a silver medal, followed by 4 golds at the European Championships in Budapest.