Tokyo 2020 - Adam Peaty: Team GB star defends his decision to take a month break from swimming
Adam Peaty has been the poster boy for Team GB swimming at Tokyo 2020, who have won eight medals in the pool at the Games. Peaty has revealed he will be taking a month out of swimming to recharge physically and mentally. He has defended his decision to do so having faced backlash online. You want it? We have it. Stream every Olympic event live on discovery+.
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Adam Peaty has defended his decision to take a month out of swimming to protect his physical and mental health before preparations get underway for the 2024 Olympics in Paris.
The 26-year-old swimmer, who won two gold medals and a silver at Tokyo 2020, is set to miss the International Swimming League (ISL) which begins in September so that he can have a break ahead of World and European Championship and the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
After revealing his intentions, Peaty has spoken out having come under some criticism for his planned break online.