The South African rattled a super-suit world record while earning 30 World Cup points in one race en route to his giant bonus for leading the first cluster by just 4.
Many thanks to FINA and G. Scala for these swimming photos.
Katinka Hosszu has earned $50,000 in world record bonuses and added a $50,000 cluster bonus to jump to $125,000 in total winnings just two meets in to the World Cup circuit.
Le Clos back into World Cup series points lead after Dubai, but only by 4; Hosszu crushing competition
Chad le Clos is back in the driver’s seat, leading the World Cup points standings after the Dubai meet, but his lead is just four points after a great weekend for Hungary’s Daniel Gyurta.
Chad le Clos won two events on day 2, including the 100 fly, where he came just over a tenth away from breaking a five-year-old world record.
It was a great day for the Hungarians at the Dubai World Cup Sunday, with Daniel Gyurta and Katinka Hosszu each setting a world record and riding that wave to the top of both the money-earners lists and the series points standings.
Daniel Gyurta jumped into the World Record game, earning a $10,000 bonus alongside his countrywoman Katinka Hosszu. The two now lead all money-earners on the World Cup circuit this year.
Katinka Hosszu is back, just three days removed from her triple-World Record performance in Doha, which has her leading the World Cup series points standings handily.
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Katinka Hosszu is well on her way to defending her World Cup points title with one of seven stops down. Hosszu leads all women with 189 points, even more than she had at this point last year.
Katinka Hosszu hoists her big check for a world record 200 IM on night 1. She added two more world record bonuses on day 2 to land at $42,500 in Doha.
Chad le Clos came just short of a world record in the mens’ 100 fly, crushing his own national record with a 48.70.
Chad le Clos swam the fastest 100 SCM butterfly in textile history on Thursday at the Doha World Cup.
Chad le Clos continues to keep a light schedule in Doha, but in the 100 fly took the top seed over American Tom Shields.
Katinka Hosszu showed that this year she plans to be just as dominant as the last on the World Cup tour as she’s already miles ahead of the field in both money earned and points after one day of competition.