Tag Archives: Adam Peaty

The Greatest Breaststroke Swimmers of All-Time

Following the latest edition of the world swimming championships I thought it was time to look at the greatest swimmers at breast stroke. I am concentrating on the 100m and 200m long-course events as they are the Olympic distances. The … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2018: Tai Woffinden

Some of the names I considered were: Jack Laugher (Diving)- won three golds at the Commonwealth Games and two at the European Championships. Adam Peaty – the swimmer broke the world record for the 100m breaststroke Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas … Continue reading

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The Sports History Chronicle World Sportsman of the Year 2017 is Brent Lakatos

Some of the most notable performers in 2017 who I considered to be the Sportsman of the Year. Adam Peaty won two world titles and set two world records at the world swimming championships where Caeleb Dressel the American swimmer won … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2017: Aled Davies

As with my other awards this year some of the big names were having a low-key 2017 after peaking for the Olympics in 2016.  Perhaps there aren’t as many names here to consider as sometimes. Some of the sportsmen I … Continue reading

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The Sports History Chronicle World Sportsman of the Year 2016: Martin Fourcade

, My shortlist for the world sportsman of 2016 is: Wayde Van Niekerk (South Africa – Athletics) – winner of the Olympic gold at 400m, which he did by breaking the world record which had stood since 1999. He won … Continue reading

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The Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2016: Adam Peaty

Looking at the list of previous winners of this award I realised that all four of them won golds at the Olympics in 2016. Safe to say that the latest winner will have won in Rio. My list for consideration … Continue reading

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What we learned from the Rio Olympic Games in Swimming, Cycling, Rugby, Golf and Tennis

A week after the Games in Rio here are my reflections on some of the sports.  Some are general points about the Olympics and world sport but there are some extra thoughts about British performances: OPENING CEREMONY   Even with … Continue reading

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