Cape Town - South African swimmer Cameron van der Burgh finished second in the men’s 50m breaststroke final at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia on Wednesday.
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Van der Burgh claimed silver in a time of 26.66 seconds.
Britain’s Adam Peaty took gold in a time of 26.51 seconds, while America’s Kevin Cordes finished third in a time of 26.86.
The 20-year-old Peaty had set the world record of 26.42 seconds earlier in the week.