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Rebecca Adlington: 'Adam Peaty, Ross Murdoch amazing to medal at Worlds'

Rebecca Adlington describes British medallists Adam Peaty and Ross Murdoch as "amazing" after they won gold and bronze respectively at the World Championships.

Two-time Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington has congratulated Adam Peaty and Ross Murdoch for winning medals at the World Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Peaty came from behind to beat leader Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa to win the gold medal in the 100m breaststroke final today.

Murdoch grabbed bronze in a time of 59.09s and also set a new Scottish record in the process.

Following the British pair's triumph, Adlington tweeted: "Wow wow wow @adam_peaty WORLD CHAMPION!!! And 3rd in world @RossMurdoch_ !!! You guys are amazing. Congratulations! #Kazan2015."

GB's Siobhan-Marie O'Connor also reached the podium by winning bronze in the 200m individual medley final.

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Adam Peaty swimming his way to a Championships record in the 50m breaststroke on August 22, 2014
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Monday's key events


TRIATHLON
· Jonny Brownlee will look to make the most of his brother Alistair's absence as he goes for gold in the men's triathlon (10.30pm-1am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB get their campaign underway with two matches, against Canada and Japan (from 1.30am)

SWIMMING
· One of Team GB's biggest gold medal hopes, Adam Peaty, will take part in the 100m breaststroke final. (3.12am)
· Ariarne Titmus and Katie Ledecky go head to head for gold in the women's 400m freestyle final (3.20am)

DIVING
· Tom Daley and Matty Lee take part in the men's 10m synchro final (7am-8am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· The men's team final takes place (11am)

> Today's schedule in full
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