Le Clos bags second medal

2012-12-15 21:37

Johannesburg - Chad le Clos secured South Africa's second medal on Saturday, on the penultimate day of the World Short-Course Championships in Istanbul.

Le Clos bagged silver in the men's 50 metres butterfly final, finishing 0.04 seconds behind Brazil's Nicholas Santos, who won in 22.22. American Thomas Shields was third, touching the wall a further 0.2 seconds behind.

The 20-year-old South African had won gold in the men's 100m butterfly on Thursday.


  • - 2012-12-15 22:10

    Great performance Chad you have an awesome final kick best by far!

  • moxolisi - 2012-12-15 23:00

    You are a second best coming from south africa that's Tata Madiba Thanks Chad for the Medals you make proud

  • vernon12345 - 2012-12-15 23:13


  • trustngwenya.nonoe - 2012-12-16 00:50

    we are behind yu budy, may the lord give you strength,passion and wisdom to keep on shinning

  • kndobe - 2012-12-16 06:11

    Great boy you have given sa swimming hope

  • motleleng - 2012-12-16 06:39

    Make us proud buddy...

  • rudzanimulaudzi.mulaudzi - 2012-12-16 15:10

    well done Le Clos, SA support and proud of u.

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