Commonwealth Games: 100m bronze for Ross Murdoch

ADAM Peaty produced a storming last 25 metres to land the Commonwealth 100m breaststroke title on a night of double Glasgow gold for England at the Tollcross Swimming Centre.

Ross Murdoch won bronze in the 100m breaststroke. Picture: Jane Barlow

The 19-year-old reeled in South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh in the closing stages to touch in a Games record of 58.94 seconds, with home favourite Ross Murdoch taking the bronze.

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Peaty’s gold followed success for Fran Halsall in the 50m freestyle and took England’s gold medal tally in the pool to four.

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