Olympics 2012

Le Clos fifth as Lochte wins

2012-07-28 20:58
Chad le Clos (Gallo Images)
London - Swimmer Chad le Clos finished fifth in the men's 400 metres individual medley final at the London Olympic Games on Saturday night.

Le Clos, the second fastest qualifier in the morning session, touched first after the opening length of the butterfly leg, but faded in the middle of the race to finish in 4:12.42.

Ryan Lochte of the United States won the gold medal in the 400m individual medley on the opening day of the Olympic swimming meet.

Brazil's Thiago Pereira took silver while Japan's Kosuke Hagino finished third at the Olympic Park's Aquatics Centre.

US superstar Michael Phelps finished out of the medals in fourth place.

American Ryan Lochte won gold in 4:05.18.

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