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.”

Chad le Clos Swimming Academy to Open in 2017

Olympic Gold Medalist Chad le Clos will be opening his own swimming academy in 2017 in his home country of South Africa.


Chalmers Wins His First 2016 World Cup Gold On Day 2 In Singapore

Romachuk completed his sweep of the distance races in today’s 1500 free. His 14:15.49 in that race crushed the previous World Cup Record of 14:27.65 set by Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri in 2013.

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Hosszu Breaks Ottesen’s 100 Fly Streak On Day 1 of Singapore World Cup

At the last 5 World Cup meets in a row, Ottesen had picked up gold in the 100 fly, but Hosszu edged her out by hundredths this time with a 56.02 to Ottesen’s 56.08.

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Cameron van der Burgh On Moving and Preparing for Life After Swimming

South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh announced plans to move to a new training base and to begin preparing for his professional life after swimming.


Le Clos: “It Still Hasn’t Registered I Didn’t Win 200 Fly Gold In Rio”

Le Clos wants to take back what he considers ‘his’ at the World Championships in Budapest next year.


5 Races To Watch At 2016 Singapore World Cup: Here Comes Chalmers

2016 FINA World Cup – Singapore Friday, October 21 – Saturday, October 22, 2016 OCBC Aquatic Centre, Singapore Prelims 9…


Le Clos, Van Der Burgh Add To South African Gold Rush At CANA

Two of South Africa’s most famous swimmers were in the pool today at the 12th CANA African Swimming Championships.

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South Africa Names 18 Swimmers to 2016 Short Course Worlds Squad

Chad le Clos, a four-time champion at the 2014 World Short Course Championships, is among 18 swimmers named to South Africa’s roster for the 2016 edition.

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The Hill, Episodes 1 & 2: “It’s All About Sacrifice”

South African coach Graham Hill is publishing a series of videos entitled “The Hill,” in which he expounds on the state of South African sports, especially swimming.

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Hosszu Earns Her 200th World Cup Medal in Signature Event

The Iron Lady captured her 200th career World Cup gold medal this past Sunday, which is her 46th gold medal on this year’s World Cup tour.

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Katinka Hosszu Becomes First Swimmer to 200 World Cup Wins

Katinka Hosszu continues to break new barriers with her monstrous World Cup schedules.


Le Clos Gains Ground But Morozov Wins World Cup Cluster 2 In Doha

South Africa’s Chad le Clos outscored series leader Vladimir Morozov 78-48 at the Doha World Cup, but Morozov maintains his series points lead and also wrapped up a win in the tour’s second cluster.

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Le Clos, Ottesen Join 6-Figure Club With World Cup Cluster Bonuses

Chad le Clos and Jeanette Ottesen each cracked $100,000 in total World Cup prize earnings after the conclusion of the tour’s second cluster and its massive cluster bonus checks.

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Hosszu, Groves Tie in 200 Fly On Day 2 of the FINA World Cup in Doha

Katinka Hosszu won 4 events on day 2 of the 2016 FINA World Cup stop in Doha, but one of those wins was a tie with Australia’s Madeline Groves.


Seto Grabs Double Gold On Day 1 Of FINA World Cup In Doha

Japanese Olympic medalist Daiya Seto had a successful triple today, picking up a total of 3 medals.