Olympic gold medallist Adam Peaty tells BBC Breakfast he hopes a break from swimming will give him a ’second wind’.He explains..
Adam George Peaty, is a British and English competitive swimmer who specialises in the breast stroke. He won the gold medal in the 100 metre breaststroke at the 2016 Summer Olympics, the first by a male British swimmer in 24 years, and retained the title at the 2020 Summer Olympics in 2021, the first British swimmer ever to retain an Olympic title. He is also an eight-time World Champion, a sixteen-time European Champion and a three-time Commonwealth Champion.
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Adam Peaty is now one of the most successful British swimmers in history - here is a look at his path to dominance in the pool.
Later on in the first day of action at Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Ellen White scored the winner as Team GB beat Japan in the women's..