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Olympic gold medallist Adam Peaty visits Strood Sports Centre for swimming clinic with youngsters

Olympic gold medallist Adam Peaty says he'd love to see a swimmer from the county break his swimming world records.

The five-time World Champion was at Strood Sports Centre, in Watling Street, on Tuesday to deliver the second day of his five-day swimming clinic for youngsters.

He was joined by 2016 Rio Olympian Tim Shuttleworth, Youth Commonwealth Champion Edward Baxter and strength and conditioning coach Rob Norman, who has been coaching Adam and Edward for the past two years.

KMTV's Joe Coshan spoke to the Olympic star

Adam revealed he'd love to see some Strood residents from the clinic challenge his records in the future.

He said: "I've seen a few applicants for that spot. It's got to go back to a British person, I wouldn't be British if I didn't say that.

"It'd be great to continue that legacy until I retire and then having one of these kids as the next World Champion or Olympic Champion."

Adam Peaty at Strood Sports Centre (15191269)
Adam Peaty at Strood Sports Centre (15191269)

The 24-year-old is travelling across the country teaching 100 children some of the skills that made him a 12-time European Champions and three-time Commonwealth Champion.

He added: "We're serious when we get to work, but around the edges they should be smiling and they are smiling and learning. It's about engaging the kids to think differently about sport."

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