South Africa

Chad wins third gold in Doha

2014-12-06 18:07
Chad le Clos (AFP)
Doha - South Africa's Chad le Clos has won his third gold of the FINA World Short-Course Swimming Championships, claiming the 50m men's butterfly in a new championship record on Saturday.

Le Clos bettered his own record, set in Friday's semi-final, by 0.25secs to a time of 21.95sec.

Sanchez finished second behind Le Clos in a time of 22.08sec.

Results from the fourth day of the 2014 world short course championships in Doha on Saturday:

Men

4x50m freestyle relay
1. Russia 1:22.60 - world record
2. United States 1:23.47
3. Italy 1:24.56

50m backstroke
1. Florent Manaudou (FRA) 22.22 - world record
2. Eugene Godsoe (USA) 23.05
3. Stanislav Donets (RUS) 23.10

50m butterfly
1. Chad Le Clos (RSA) 21.95
2. Nicholas Santos (BRA) 22.08
3. Andrii Govorov (UKR) 22.49

Women

100m breaststroke
1. Alia Atkinson (JAM) 1:02.36
2. Ruta Meilutyte (LTU) 1:02.46
3. Moniek Nijhuis (NED) 1:04.03

200m individual medley
1. Katinka Hosszu (HUN) 2:01.86 - world record
2. Siobhan-Marie O'Connor (GBR) 2:05.87
3. Melanie Margalis (HUN) 2:06.8

Mixed

4x50m freestyle relay
1. United States 1:28.57 - world record
2. Russia 1:29.13
3. Brazil 1:29.17

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