Adam Peaty qualifies for 50m breaststroke final

England's Adam Peaty qualifies for the 50m breaststroke final with the second fastest time overall from the two semi-finals.

Team England's Adam Peaty has booked his place in Monday's 50m breaststroke final, winning the second heat narrowly from Christian Sprenger of Australia with a time of 26.99s.

Adam Peaty of England after the men's 50m breaststroke semi-final on July 27, 2014© Getty Images

Peaty qualified with the second fastest time overall and was the only swimmer, along with heat one winner Cameron van der Burgh, to go under 27 seconds.

Scotland's Mark Tully finished second behind the South African in heat one, with Ross Murdoch and Joe Welstead also reaching the final from the second heat.

Wales's Rob Holderness was just edged out as he finished fifth in heat one behind Sandeep Sejwal of India.

Adam Peaty on his way to a Games record in the heats for the 50m backstroke on July 27, 2014
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