South Africa’s Chad le Clos Completes Triple Gold With 100 Butterfly Gold


Chad le Clos finished a noteworthy triple gold pull with triumph in the men’s 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, on Monday.

With his triumph, Le Clos made it gold in the 50m, 100m and 200m butterfly events.

Le Clos in typical fashion started well and was just ahead at the turn, but in the final 50m, he powered away to win by a clear margin in 50.65 seconds which was also a new Commonwealth Games record.

England’s James Guy was some way behind in second in 51.31, with Grant Irvine of Australia completing the podium with bronze in 51.50.


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