Chad le Clos

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“There are many ways of thinking about how I won that gold, and when I watch that race, even now… I also shed a tear thinking about what went into that race and what it meant to me.”

World Championships Preview: Men’s 100 Butterfly

The men’s 100 butterfly should be tightly contested as there is only 37 one-hundredths of a second separating the world’s top ranked time and eighth…

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At age 30, Michael Phelps’ impact on swimming already profound

In honor of Michael Phelps’ 30th birthday, take a look back at the impact he’s already had on the sport of swimming.

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Le Clos, Van Der Burgh Earn Multiple Wins at 2015 Treviso Swim Cup

Italy’s ASD Natatorium played host to this year’s Treviso Swim Cup, where amateur and professional swimmers alike took to the…

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Men’s 200m Freestyle World Championship Preview: Will Olympic and World Champion Yannick Agnel Defend His Title?

It is time for this event to move forward, and continue to get faster rather than stagnate. The silver and bronze medal performances actually got significantly slower from 2011 to 2013.

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Seto Ends Mare Nostrum Series With Another Meet Record in the 400 IM

Daiya Seto broke his second competition record of the weekend posting a 4:10.58 to win the men’s 400 IM in Monaco…

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Seto and Ottesen Break Competition Records in Monaco

2015 MARE NOSTRUM SERIES Canet-en-Roussillon, France – June 6-7 Barcelona, Spain – June 10-11 Monaco – June 13-14 Mare Nostrum website…

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Chad le Clos to Race 5 Individual Events at World Championships, Step Beyond Butterflies

Chad le Clos is most famous for his butterfly exploits, but in Kazan, he’ll make a big push outside of his comfort zone.

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Mare Nostrum: Six Meet Records Fall in Barcelona

Chad le Clos was one of six swimmers to break competition records on the first night of competition in Barcelona…

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Mare Nostrum Day Two Finals – Meilutyte and Peaty Break Meet Records in Canet

Ruta Meilutyte and Adam Peaty both took down the meet records in the 50 breaststroke at the Mare Nostrum event in Canet…

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Ruta Meilutyte Posts World Number One Time in Canet

Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte dominated the women’s 100 breaststroke recording a time of 1:05.46…

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Start lists arrive for Mare Nostrum’s Canet stop, Peaty & the Brits joining the party

The start lists for the first stop on the Mare Nostrum series have been published, with world record-breaking breaststroker Adam Peaty among the biggest names.

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Chad le Clos Kicks Off 2016 Olympic Approach With Michael Phelps Social Media Shots

It’s one of the head-to-head matchups that everyone else on planet swim will be talking about ahead of the 2016 Olympic…

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Hosszu, Lochte, Moller Pedersen among huge names to compete at Mare Nostrum in Monaco

The Mare Nostrum series’ Monaco stop – the final stop on the tour – has posted start lists that include some huge names, including the Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu, the American SwimMAC contingent led by Ryan Lochte, and the rising group of Danish women including world record-holder Rikke Moller Pedersen.

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15 South African Athletes to Compete at Mare Nostrum

A contingent of South Africans will be competing in all three Mare Nostrum competitions…

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Will The American Men Still Top The Medal Standings At Worlds Without Michael Phelps?

The United States topped the men’s medals table at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona despite the glaring absence of Michael Phelps, and it seems as though this time around the task might prove to be more of a challenge.

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