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South Africa put on a stellar performance during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil. The country racked up a tally...
South Africa's Chad le Clos won four gold medals in the second leg of the Fina Swimming World Cup, while fellow swimmer Cameron van der Burgh kept the South African flag flying high with his victory too. They are taking part in the Fina/airweave Swimming World Cup series.
In the week he was crowned as the world's best swimmer for 2014, South Africa's Olympic champion Chad le Clos set a new world record in the 100m butterfly - and won gold in the 200m freestyle - at the World Short-Course Swimming Championships in Doha.
Chad le Clos claimed an individual bronze and added a further bronze as a member of the South African medley relay team on Tuesday evening to take his individual haul to seven medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
It was a night that belonged to South Africa as Olympic champions Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh both struck gold at the 15th Fina World Swimming Championships in Barcelona on Wednesday.
Swimmer Chad le Clos, who beat Michael Phelps in the American's favourite event, the 200m butterfly, to win Olympic gold in London, was crowned Sport Star of the Year at the South African Sports Awards in Johannesburg on Sunday evening.
South African swimmers continued to flag the country's flag high at the London Olympic Games on Wednesday, with both Chad le Clos and Suzaan van Biljon achieving notable milestones.
Chad le Clos has qualified to compete in five events at the London Olympics, a record for a South African swimmer. The 20-year-old admits to targeting 2016 as his main Olympics, but don't rule him out of a podium place in London.
Nineteen-year-old swimming sensation Chad le Clos secured the overall Fina/Arena World Cup title in Japan on the weekend, joining Ryk Neethling and Cameron van der Burgh as South Africans who have captured the prestigious title.