British swimmer who burst onto the international swimming scene in 2014, winning four gold medals at the LEN European Aquatics Championships and three gold medals at the Commonwealth Games. That year, he was nominated for the the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award.
He was born in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire and was mentored by Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Adlington.
He set the World Record in the 50-meter breast stroke with a time of 26.62 seconds in August 2014.
His parents are Mark and Caroline Peaty.
He and Norway's Alexander Dale Oen are both European Champions in the men's 100-meter breaststroke.