Peaty sets second world record in day – watch both record-breaking swims

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Britain’s Adam Peaty broke the 50m breaststroke world record for the second time in a day as he reached the World Aquatics Championships final.

The defending champion, 22, won the semi-final in 25.95 seconds, becoming the first person to break 26 seconds and eclipsing his 26.10 in the heats.

“I honestly can’t believe it. I can’t even think. I just went out there and did what I do,” he told BBC Sport.

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