Games-‘Heartbroken’ Peaty says he’s lost his spark after rare 100m defeat

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LONDON (Reuters) – Triple Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty said he was heartbroken and missing his usual spark after suffering his first 100m breaststroke defeat in eight years at the Commonwealth Games. Peaty, once-dominant world record holder in the event and Commonwealth Games champion in 2014 and 2018, finished fourth in Sunday’s final after leading at the halfway mark. English team mate James Wilby took gold in a time of 59.25 seconds with Australians Zac Stubblety-Cook and Sam Williamson taking silver and bronze. Peaty’s time of 59.86 seconds compared to his personal best of 56.88. I…

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