Adam George Peaty, MBE is a British competitive swimmer who specialises in the breaststroke know all about Adam Peaty Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife and Children
|Birthdate ( Age)||28 December 1994|
|Place of Birth||Uttoxeter, United Kingdom|
|Parents||Name Not Known|
|Profession||British competitive swimmer|
Adam George Peaty, MBE is a British competitive swimmer who specialises in the breaststroke. He has represented Great Britain at the Olympic Games, World Championships and European Championships, and England in the Commonwealth Games.
Peaty is a six-time European swimmer of the year which he has won consecutively from 2014 to 2019, and also a two-time World swimmer of the year in 2015 and 2018.
Adam Peaty Family
Adam Peaty was born on 28 December 1994 in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire to Mark and Caroline Peaty, the youngest of four children.He attended St Josephs Catholic Primary School in Uttoxeter,Painsley Catholic College in Cheadle and Derby College.As a young boy, he developed an acute fear of water and was averse to being put in the bath after his brothers told him that sharks may come up through the plughole. At 4 years of age Peaty and his friend both went on their first swimming lesson together. It was at this swimming lesson where he lost the fear.
Peaty first joined Dove Valley Swimming Club in Uttoxeter when he was nine, and started to win races and setting club records by the time he was twelve. When he was 14, a friend took Peaty to join City of Derby Swimming Club, but the coach at the club, former Olympic swimmer Melanie Marshall, was not impressed by Peaty’s performance in the freestyle and put him in the slow lane with younger girls.
Adam Peaty Wife
While Peaty was training at Loughborough University, he met girlfriend Eirianedd Munro, a student at the University.In April 2020, he announced that the couple were expecting a baby boy,who was born on 11 September 2020.Peaty is a keen football fan and an avid supporter of Nottingham Forest.
Adam Peaty Net Worth
Adam George Peaty, MBE is a British competitive swimmer who specialises in the breaststroke who has an estimated Net Worth of $ 2 million-$ 5 million in 2022.
Adam Peaty Professional Career
Peaty started training at the City of Derby swimming club in 2009, where he was coached by Melanie Marshall. He also trained up to eight times per week at Repton School, a co-educational boarding independent school in the village of Repton in Derbyshire, and two sessions at Loughborough University.He started to train full-time at Loughborough University in 2017.
At the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, Peaty entered four events: the 50 metre breaststroke, the 100 metre breaststroke, the 200 metre breaststroke, and the 4 × 100 metre medley relay.In the 50 metre breaststroke, Peaty qualified fastest out of the heats, setting a new Commonwealth Games record, before winning his semi-final to qualify second fastest for the final.
He eventually finished second in the final with a time of 26.78, 0.02 seconds behind South African Cameron van der Burgh.In the 100 metre breaststroke, Peaty set new Commonwealth Games records in the heats, semi-finals and the final, posting a time of 58.94 to win the gold, 0.34 seconds faster than van der Burgh who finished second.
Olympic champion and world record holder van der Burgh was the favourite to win, but Peaty managed a record time for a British man in the event.In the 200 metre breaststroke, Peaty finished in fourth place, 0.15 seconds off a medal position and 2.72 seconds behind first placed Scotsman Ross Murdoch.Peaty also won gold in the 4 x 100 metre medley relay with his team of Chris Walker-Hebborn, Adam Barrett and Adam Brown.
In 2015, Peaty’s rise continued, breaking the world record for 100 metre breaststroke at the British Championships and World Trials by almost half a second. His time of 57.92 seconds made him the first man to go under 58 seconds for the event. He qualified for all three breaststroke events at the 2015 World Aquatic Championships.
At the 2016 European Championships held in London, Peaty retained both of his individual titles in the 50 metre breaststroke and the 100 metre breaststroke, comfortably winning all of his heat, semi final and final swims and sharing the podium with his team mate Ross Murdoch on both occasions.
He also retained both of his relay titles winning the 4 × 100 metre medley relay with Walker-Hebborn, Guy and Duncan Scott, and the mixed 4 × 100 metre medley relay with Walker-Hebborn, O’Connor and Halsall. He did not enter the 200 metre breaststroke event and so far in his career he has never entered the event again at a major championship.
At the 2017 European Short Course Swimming Championships, Peaty won a bronze medal in the 50 metre breaststroke with a personal best time and setting a new British record. He then went on to win gold in the 100 metre breaststroke setting a new European record in the process, his first ever gold medal at a short course event.
At the 2018 European Championships, Peaty once again defended his European title in the 100 metre breaststroke, beating his own world record with a time of 57.10 seconds. Due to a timing error, the world-record time was initially read as 57.00 seconds before being corrected to 57.10 the next day.
He added a second gold when he won as part of the team in the 4 × 100 metre mixed medley relay with Georgia Davies, Guy and Freya Anderson, and a third in the 50 metre breaststroke setting three championship records in a row to win the gold.He brought his tally at the championships to four golds after winning the 4 × 100 metre medley relay as part of the British team with Nicholas Pyle, Guy and Scott which made him Britain’s first three-time quadruple champion at the European Championships.
At the 2019 World Aquatics Championships held in Gwangju, South Korea, Peaty broke his own world record in the semi-final of the 100 metre breaststroke with a time of 56.88, and became the first man to swim under 57 seconds in the event before anybody else had ever swam under 58 seconds. He retained his 100 metre title in the final, after finishing first in front of his training partner James Wilby.He won the gold in the 50 metre breaststroke for the third time, completing the triple double at the World Championships.
At the 2021 British Swimming Olympic trials Peaty won the 100m breaststroke title on the opening day of the championships at the London Aquatics Centre in a time of 57.39 seconds.In May 2021, he won his fourth successive gold medals in both the 100m breaststroke and the 50m breaststroke at the European Championships.
He also won two further golds as part of the team in the mixed 4 × 100 metre medley and men’s 4 x 100 m medley relays.In July 2021, Peaty became the first British swimmer to defend an Olympic title. He won Britain’s first gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games by beating Netherlands’ Arno Kamminga in the 100m breaststroke with a time of 57.37 seconds.
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