Race Video: le Clos edges Shun in 200 Fly, Beijing World Cup, 1:51.7

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Men 200 Butterfly – Beijing FINA World Cup – reported by SwimSwam / Jeff Grace:

Chad le Clos picked up his second gold of the evening in the 200 butterfly winning the event in a time of 1:51.70. The final time was not impressive, as it is over three seconds slower than his world record of 1:48.56, but as always his final 50 meters was.

Shun Wang of China had a lead of just under a second over le Clos at the 150 meter mark, that is when the South African put on his back burners posting a 27.97 in his final 50 meters compared to Shun’s 29.13. Shun eventually finished second in a time of 1:51.94 with Pawel Korzeniowsky of Poland finishing third in a time of 1:53.11.

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About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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