Tokyo Olympics: Team GB superstar Adam Peaty reaches 100m breaststroke final

Adam Peaty reaches men’s 100m breaststroke final in Tokyo after superstar Team GB win the second semi-final by beating the field by more than a second… and compatriot James Wilby also qualifies for the medal race

Adam Peaty has reached the final of the men’s 100m breaststroke in Tokyo after dominating the second semi-final.

Team GB superstar Peaty meant business from the start, with a quick start to take control and finish with a time of 57.63 seconds.

He will now start as the favorite after flashing the field and setting the fastest qualifying time, while compatriot James Wilby will also compete for a medal.

Adam Peaty reached the 100m breaststroke final in Tokyo after winning the second semifinal

Peaty set a time that was almost exactly what he achieved from yesterday’s heats, and the performance still sets him aside as the fastest in history.

Meanwhile, Wilby, also of Great Britain, secured his spot in the final after finishing third in 59 seconds in the first semi-final.

More to follow.