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Adam Peaty (Getty Images)
Adam Peaty (Getty Images)

Budapest - Adam Peaty blasted his way into the men's 50m breaststroke semi-finals on Tuesday by lowering his own world-record to shake up the morning heats at the world aquatic championships.

The 22-year-old clocked 26.10 seconds, lowering his own mark of 26.42 set at the world champs in Kazan two years ago.

"I wasn't going for a world record, I was just trying to qualify for the semis," said Peaty, who says he can go even faster.

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