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.”

Watch: 2016 Mare Nostrum Hype Video

Watch the hype video for the 2016 Mare Nostrum series.

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Laszlo Cseh Breaks Championship Record In 200 Fly With 1:52.91

Laszlo Cseh set a new European Championship record tonight in the 200 fly with a blistering 1:52.91.


South African Olympic Qualifiers Photo Vault

After seven days of competition, the South African Olympic roster will consists of 11 male athletes, one of which is a relay only swimmer.

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The Final Tally Has 11 South African Men, 0 Women, Qualified for Rio

No country in the world has a more glaring gender-gap in swimming than does South Africa.


South Africans Time Trial 800 Free Relay to Rio, But Miss in 400

SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (SA OLYMPIC TRIALS) King Aquatic Park, Durban, South Africa Sunday, April 10th – Saturday, April 16th…


The South African Individual Olympic Qualifiers Following Day 6

Chad le Clos has qualified for three events going into the final day of South African Olympic Trials competition.

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South African Relay Time Trials To Rio Qualification (SA Champs Day 6)

The relay of Christopher Reid, Cameron van der Burgh, Chad le Clos, and Calvyn Justus time trialed their way to an Olympic spot in the 400 medley relay tonight.


Le Clos, Tandy Score Olympic Cuts At South Africa Day 6 Prelims

Chad le Clos qualified for the Olympics in the 100 fly this morning at South African National Championships in Durban, while Brad Tandy scored a cut in the 50 free.

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Jarred Crous Becomes 7th South African to Qualify for Rio On Day 5

Jarred Crous became the 7th man to qualify for the South African Olympic swimming team after a 2:11.65 in the 200 breaststroke on Thursday in Durban.

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No New Olympic Qualifiers for S. Africa on Day 4 (QUALIFIERS UPDATE)

Chad le Clos’ 200 fly was the only new addition to South Africa’s Olympic qualifying.

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Chad le Clos Cruises to 1:55.0 200 Fly on Day 4 of South African Trial

SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (SA OLYMPIC TRIALS) King Aquatic Park, Durban, South Africa Sunday, April 10th – Saturday, April 16th…


6 Men Qualify for South African Olympic Team After 3 Days in Durban

Myles Brown has qualified for his first Olympic Team this week in Durban.


Le Clos and Reid Both Add Events to Olympic Lineup in Durban

Chad le Clos has added a qualification in the 200 free to his potential Olympic lineup on Day 3 of the 2016 South African Olympic Trials.


Reid, Le Clos, van der Burgh Score Olympic Cuts At SA Trials Day 2

Christopher Reid, Chad le Clos, and Cameron van der Burgh each scored Olympic cuts at day 2 finals of South African Trials.