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530. 

Who breaks 57 seconds barrier and 100m breaststroke world record in Swimming?

[A]. Grant Hackett
[B]. Adam Peaty
[C]. Michael Phelps
[D]. Katie Hoff

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

British competitive swimmer, Adam George Peaty has broken his own world record in the men's 100-meter breaststroke at the World Aquatics Championships 2019 held in Gwangju, South Korea. The 2016 Olympic champion won World Championships semi-final with 56.88sec becomes a 1st man to swim under 57 sec shattered the previous record of 57.10 sec he set at 2018 European Championships. In the final, he finished in 57.14sec beat compatriot James Wilby(UK), with China's Yan Zibei in third.

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