Britain’s Adam Peaty broke the world record in the 50 meters breaststroke at the World Swimming Championships in Budapest.

World Champion Peaty Swam 26.10 seconds in the heats to better the mark of 26.42 he set at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan.

The Briton won the 100 meters breaststroke final in a time of 57.47 to secure a gold medal.

The silver medal went to Kevin Cordes of USA and the bronze to Kirill Prigoda of Russia.