Sainsbury's 2015 School Games
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Sainsbury's School Games Alumni: Adam Peaty
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Adam Peaty competing at the School Games
Sainsbury's School Games Alumni: Adam Peaty
29 May 2015, 3:56 pm
By Sainsbury's 2015 School Games
British swimming sensation Adam Peaty first showed signs of his world class potential at the Sainsbury's 2010 School Games in North East England. The 20-year-old picked up two gold medals in his debut year; coming first with a time of 1:05.70 in the 100m breaststroke, and leading England Central to victory in the 100m medley relay.
The Derbyshire swimmer returned a year later to the School Games in Sheffield, where he continued to make waves in the pool. The youngster bagged three medals in the Steel City, with his gold medal in the 200m breaststroke one of the stand out moments from two days of competition.

Five years on from his first School Games triumph and Adam is making an impression on the world stage. He came first in the 100m breaststroke at last year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, before going on to win four gold medals and set a new world record of 26.62 in the 50m breaststroke at the European Championships in Berlin.

Adam's success in 2014 earned him a nomination for last year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award. The Uttoxeter native was up against the biggest names in sport including Gareth Bale, Rory McIlroy and the eventual winner, Formula One star Lewis Hamilton.

Now firmly ranked among the world's elite swimmers, the Team GB star's success has continued in 2015. At the British Championships in April, Adam claimed a second world record with a stunning time of 57.92 in the 100m breaststroke.

Adam is now training for the World Championships in Kazan this summer and will be looking to impress at his first Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next year.

The swimming at the Sainsbury's 2015 School Games takes place at the Manchester Aquatics Centre on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 September.
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