South Africa

Chad, Roland shine in Moscow

2013-10-12 20:07
Chad le Clos (AFP)
Moscow - South Africa's Olympic and world champion Chad le Clos on Saturday won the men's 200m butterfly at the FINA World Cup.

The 21-year-old, who beat Michael Phelps in the event at last year's London Olympics, clocked a time of 1:49.83 to finish more than 2sec ahead of American Tom Shields.

"I'm happy to come back to Moscow where I've won previously on several occasions," Le Clos said.

Le Clos finished second in the 50m butterfly won in 22.36sec by compatriot Roland Schoeman, who also won the 50m breaststroke (25.83).

The local crowd's favourite Vladimir Morozov, who is currently second in the World Cup overall standings, finished first in the men's 100m freestyle with a time of 45.68sec.

Morozov then went on to top the podium in the 100m individual medley.

Results from the first day of the third stage of the short course 2013 World Cup on Saturday:


100m freestyle

1. Vladimir Morozov (RUS) 45.68sec, 2. Kenneth To (AUS) 46.87, 3. Konrad Czerniak (POL) 47.34

400m freestyle

1. Myles Brown (RSA) 3min 41.79sec, 2. Robert Hurley (AUS) 3:43.89, 3. LucasDa Cruz Kanieski (BRA) 3:44.75

50m breaststroke

1. Roland Schoeman (RSA) 25.83sec, 2. Sasa Gerbec (CRO) 27.09, 3. Kirill Strelnikov (RUS) 27.20

200m breaststroke

1. Viatcheslav Sinkevich (RUS) 2min 05.61sec, 2. Michael Jamieson (GBR) 2:06.90, 3. Oleg Kostin (RUS) 2:07.32

50m butterfly

1. Roland Schoeman (RSA) 22.36sec, 2. Chad Le Clos (RSA) 22.55, 3. Steffan Deibler (GER) 22.86

200m butterfly

1. Chad Le Clos (RSA) 1min 49.83, 2. Tom Shields (USA) 1:51.98, 3. Pawel Korzeniowski (POL) 1:52.06

100m backstroke

1. Robert Hurley (AUS) 50.32sec, 2. Ashley Delaney (AUS) 51.13, 3. Radoslaw Kawecki (POL) 51.28

100m medley

1. Vladimir Morozov (RUS) 51.61sec, 2. Kenneth To (AUS) 51.83, 3. George Bovell (TRI) 52.88

400m medley

1. David Verraszto (HUN) 4min 06.92sec, 2. Dmitry Gorbunov (RUS) 4:10.28, 2. Alexander Tikhonov (RUS) 4:10.49


50m freestyle

1. Sarah Sjoestroem (SWE) 24.20sec, 2. Dorthea Brandt (GER) 24.38, 3. Rozaliya Nasretdinova (RUS) 24.42

200m freestyle

1. Sarah Sjoestroem (SWE) 1min 53.76sec, 2. Katinka Hosszu (HUN) 1:54.15, 3. Melanie Costa (ESP) 1:54.28

800m freestyle

1. Mirea Belmonte (ESP) 8min 19.55sec, 2. Katinka Hosszu (HUN) 8:22.17, 3. Sarah Kohler (GER) 8:25.53

100m breaststroke

1. Ruta Meilutyte (LTU) 1min 02.36sec, 2. Yulia Efimova (RUS) 1:03.53, 3. Alia Shanee Atkinson (JAM) 1:04.64.

100m butterfly

1. Sarah Sjoestroem (SWE) 57.04sec, 2. Tao Li (SIN) 57.65, 3. Katinka Hosszu (HUN) 57.67

50m backstroke

1. Daryna Zevina (UKR) 27.12sec, 2. Katinka Hosszu (HUN) 27.46, 3. Alexandra Papusha (RUS) 27.63

200m backstroke

1. Daryna Zevina (UKR) 2min 02.95sec, 2. Sayaka Akase (JPN) 2:05.69, 3. Katinka Hosszu (HUN) 2:07.21

200m medley

1. Katinka Hosszu (HUN) 2min 06.86sec, 2. Sophie Allen (GBR) 2:08.29, 3. Theresa Michalak (GBR) 2:09.74

Mixed medley 4x50m

1. Russia 1 1min 41.70sec, 2. Russia 2 1:43.16, 3. Japan 1 1:43.36


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