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Olympic swimmer and Strictly Come Dancing star Adam Peaty announces split from girlfriend

'I could not ask for a greater mother for George and I am so grateful to Eiri for her amazing support over the last three years,' he said.

Olympic swimmer and Strictly Come Dancing star Adam Peaty has announced he has separated from his girlfriend of three years.

Peaty, 27, announced the split from Eirianedd Munro in a post on Instagram on Tuesday evening.

He said: "Eiri and I have decided to go our separate ways.

"We have enjoyed a wonderful three years together, 2 of those with our gorgeous son George.

"Our priority has always been to provide the happiest and healthiest home environment for him, and right now that means ending our romantic relationship.

"I could not ask for a greater mother for George and I am so grateful to Eiri for her amazing support over the last three years.

"Eiri and George, I'm sorry for letting you down.

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"My only interest is for the well-being of our family at this difficult time so I ask that our privacy is respected and I won't be saying anything further."

The couple recently returned from a holiday on the Greek island of Santorini, from which they shared a number of snaps on Instagram.

The three-time Olympic gold medal winner competed in the 19th series of the BBC One dance show in 2021.

He reached week seven, finishing ninth with his professional partner Katya Jones.

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