World SC 100m breaststroke mark for Peaty

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Britain's Adam Peaty has set a world record for the short course 100 metres breaststroke at the International Swimming League (ISL) in Budapest, finishing in a new landmark time of 55.49 seconds.

The previous record of 55.61 seconds was set by South African swimmer Cameron van der Burgh in Berlin 11 years ago.

"It's my first short course world record, which I struggle with, but no-one works harder on the last length and that one was for my family," the 25-year-old Olympic and eight-time world champion Peaty said.

The Olympic 100m breaststroke gold medallist also holds world records for the long course 100m breaststroke and the 50m breaststroke.