Tuesday, July 31, 2012
2012 GOLD MEDAL WINNER and 20 year old South African swimmer Chad Guy Bertrand le Clos (born April 12, 1992) is a native of Durban and is currently the Commonwealth Games champion and record holder in the 200m butterfly.
The 6,' 168 lbs le Clos has also won five medals at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore. He started competing at the age of 10 and swims the 100m and 200m butterfly, the 200m and 400m Individual Medley, the 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay and the 4 x 100m Medley Relay.
Le Clos swims for the Seagulls Swimming Club and his coach is Graham Hill.
He lists his hobbies as going to the beach and playing soccer.