FILE PHOTO: 2018 Ecu Championships - 50m Breaststroke Males Ultimate - Tollcross World Swimming Centre, Glasgow, Britain - August eight, 2018 - Adam Peaty competes. REUTERS\/Stefan Wermuth\/Record PictureLONDON (Reuters) - Olympic champion Adam Peaty swam the quickest 100m breaststroke of the yr on his method to successful gold within the British championships in Glasgow on Tuesday. The 24-year-old booked his position on the global championships in Gwangju, South Korea, in July \u2014 despite the fact that that was once by no means in any doubt \u2014 along with his time of 57.87 seconds after attaining the flip in 26.63. That marked the primary time in 2019 that he has long gone underneath 58 seconds. Peaty\u2019s global file within the distance, set in Glasgow final yr, stands at 57.10. \u201cComing again on that final 50m, I used to be simply smoothing it out,\u201d he mentioned. \u201cThe arena championships will likely be an excessively other race. \u201cTaking the wintry weather off from competitions has completed me the arena of fine. My stroke feels wonderful and I don\u2019t assume I\u2019ve ever, ever been this robust and as tough.\u201d Reporting by way of Alan 1st earl baldwin of bewdley, modifying by way of Toby DavisOur Requirements:The Thomson Reuters Consider Ideas.