South Africa

Le Clos settles for silver in 200m butterfly

2015-08-05 17:05
Chad le Clos (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - South African swimmer Chad le Clos finished second in the men’s 200m butterfly final at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia on Wednesday.

READ: Silver for Cameron in 50m breaststroke

Le Clos claimed silver in a time of 1:53.68.

Le Clos came flying out the blocks and led after two laps, but was overhauled by Hungary’s Laszlo Cseh, who won gold in a time of 1:53.48.

Poland's Jan Switkowski finished third in a time of 1:54.10

America’s Michael Phelps holds the world record of 1:51.51 set in 2009.


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Floyd 'Money' Mayweather v Conor 'The Notorious' McGregor ... who've you got in Saturday's mega fight?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.