Race Video – Le Clos Tops Shields at Tokyo FINA World Cup in 100m Fly

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Via Universal Sports:

2013, Tokyo, Japan, FINA Swimming World Cup, Chad le Clos (RSA) beats Thomas Shields (USA) by .48 seconds in the Men’s 100m Butterfly stroke, it’s his 5th win this season.

Via SwimSwam / Jeff Grace – coverage of  Men’s 100 butterfly

South African Chad le Clos continued to add to his World Cup points standing lead by winning his fourth gold medal in Tokyo taking the men’s 100 butterfly in a time of 49.01. The time is a season’s best, but not quite fast enough beat the 48.80, the top time in the world, put up by American Tom Shields in Doha.

Shields finished second in a time of 49.49 while Kouhei Kawamotoof Japan finished third in a time of 50.03.

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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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