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.”

Alicia Coutts, Hungarians Impress on Day 1 of Barcelona Mare Nostrum Stop

The two-day Barcelona Mare Nostrum stop is the first of a 3-meet series that, later this month will include stops…

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In Briefs: Alshammar, le Clos Compete at UAE International Swimming Championship

A meet that flew a bit under the radar over the weekend (but attracted a few notoriously wandering superstars) was…


Versfeld Posts Top-10 Breaststroke Time To Add His Name to Shanghai Roster on Last Day in South Africa

Only 1 swimmer was added to the Swimming South African World Championships roster on the final day of competition from…


Prinsloo Takes 4th and 5th titles, van der Burgh Posts World Best in 50 Breaststroke

Karin Prinsloo is going to take home a haul of gold medals from the South African Championships, after winning her…

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Le Clos Only Worlds Qualifier on Day 1 at South African Nationals

Day 1 is in the books from Port Elizabeth, South Africa at the 2011 Telkom SA National Championships, and in 4 individual…


In Briefs: Olympic Finalist Suzaan van Biljon to Begin Comeback at Next Weekend's South African Nationals

I was having a discussion with a swimming cohort the other day, and we were pondering whether or not South…


Medal Tables, 10 Big Winners, and TSC Awards, Along With Final Thoughts From Dubai

The 2010 Dubai World Championships are in the book, and despite some great opposition from the rest of the world,…

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Dubai 2010: Day 5 Recap – Americans Have Biggest Medal Haul on Final Day in Dubai

The meet in Dubai is over, and the Americans had a great final day of competition. They won 7 total…

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More Fast Times on Day 4 of the Youth Olympics

There were 7 finals on Day 4 of the Youth Olympics. With all of the Pan Pac excitement coming up, I…

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USA's Jones Wins Second Medal at YOG, China's Tang Blazes Sub :55 100 Free

Four finals were contested on Day 3 of swimming at the 2010 Youth Olympics, including more hardware for the Americans….

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USA Shut Out on Day 2 of Youth Olympics, le Clos Posts World-Ranked Time

On Day 2 of the inaugaral 2010 Youth Olympics in Singapore, the small American team was completely shut out of…

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