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Adam Peaty third in European Short Course 50m despite personal best

From BBC - December 13, 2017

Britain's Olympic and world champion Adam Peaty was beaten into third place in the 50m breaststroke final at the European Short Course Championships.

The 22-year-old, who twice broke the world record on his way to the world title in July, swam a short-course personal best of 25.70 seconds.

Italy's Fabio Scozzoli won gold in a European record 25.62, with Kirill Prigoda of Russia second in 25.68.

Peaty is also due to swim the 100m and 200m breaststroke in Denmark this week.

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