Doha Worlds: Adam Peaty wins 50m breaststroke silver

Adam Peaty
Adam Peaty won two individual and one relay silver medal in Doha

Britain's haul of eight medals at the short course world championships "delighted" head coach Bill Furniss.

Adam Peaty, who broke the British record to qualify fastest for Sunday's final, won the team's seventh silver on Sunday to add to a solitary bronze.

"We've had 18 British records," said Furniss in Doha.

"What pleases me is the percentage of athletes that have moved it on from the heats in the finals. It's around 90% so I am delighted with it."

Britain's medal winners in Doha
Adam PeatySilver - 50m breaststroke, 100m breaststroke and 4x50m mixed medley relay
Hannah MileyBronze - 400m individual medley
Jazz CarlinSilver - 800m freestyle
Siobhan-Marie O'ConnorSilver - 100m individual medley, 200m individual medley and 4x50m mixed medley relay
Fran HalsallSilver - 4x50m mixed medley relay
Chris Walker-HebbornSilver - 4x50m mixed medley relay
James GuySilver - 400m freestyle

Peaty, who won two individual and one relay silver, could not match his British record 25.75 seconds swim from the semi-finals as he finished in a dead heat for second with South Africa's world record holder Cameron van der Burgh.

Brazil's Felipe Da Silva won the race in a championship record 26.63secs.

Peaty, 19, returned to the pool for the 4x100m medley relay and took Britain from seventh to first on the breaststroke leg, as the quartet finished fifth, setting a new British record of three minutes, 22.78 seconds.

Georgia Davies was seventh in the 50m backstroke on a day when five more world records fell, including in Davies' event, which was won by Etiene Medeiros of Brazil.

Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom broke two to win the 200m freestyle and 100m butterfly titles, while Germany's Markus Deibler set a new best in the 100m medley and the Netherlands lowered the mark they set in the heats in the women's 4x50m freestyle final.

South Africa's Chad le Clos justified his status as the world swimmer of the year by winning all the butterfly events at the meet, taking his fourth gold in the 200m butterfly to underline his domination in the event.

A total of 23 world records were set, six more than at the 2008 championships in Manchester.

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