Coach T Junior Chad Le Clos Medals
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Chad Le Clos has earned South Africa’s second gold medal at the World Short Course Championships for the 200m butterfly; he even set a new African record!


Melbourne, Australia (15 December 2022) – The 16th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) have started in Australia and South Africa’s Chad Le Clos has earned his first gold for the 200m butterfly and set an African record with the time of 1:48.27.

The World Short Course Championships, as it is also known, started yesterday the 13th of December and runs until the 18th of December 2022.


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This gold currently has South Africa at 4th on the medal table. You can follow the count here.

Joining Le Clos in representing South Africa, is a whole host of talented swimmers.

  • Pieter Coetze
  • Caitlin De Lange
  • Milla Drakopoulos
  • Simon Haddon
  • Stephanie Houtman
  • Clayton Jimmie
  • Kian Keylock
  • Rebecca Meder
  • Hannah Pearse
  • Matt Sates
  • Dakota Tucker
  • Lara Van Niekerk
  • Emily Visagie

You can follow Team South Africa and Swimming South Africa for updates on how our athletes do throughout the championship.

Sources: Swimming South Africa
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