He also won five medals at the Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore. InLe Clos claimed three gold medals in the 50m, m and m butterfly events at the Commonwealth Games. He also placed second in the m freestyle and third, along with teammates Cameron van der BurghCalvyn Justus and Brad Tandyin the Chad le clos yahoo dating medley relay. He has been swimming from a very young age, and when he Chad le clos yahoo dating competing at the age of 8 he already had a few years of training
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Radio personality Alan Khan was the programme director. Le Clos was not present to receive his award as he was swimming in Moscow.
His father, Bert le Clos, received the honour on le Clos' behalf. He won the titles in the metre butterfly and the metre individual medleybreaking the Games record in both events. He narrowly beat Brazilian Kaio de Almeida by 0.
the first day of the Summer Olympics in London Le Clos finished fifth in the m individual medley. On the 4th day, Le Clos won the gold medal in the m butterfly in 1min Le Clos had stated before the games, in personal information given to the media, that his sporting hero is Michael Phelps. He later said that beating his hero was totally unexpected. On the 7th day of the competition, Le Clos won the silver medal in the m butterfly, tied with Yevgeny Korotyshkin in a time of In the course of the Games, Le Clos' father, Bert le Clos, became an instant media personality as a result of being interviewed on British television about his son's achievement of winning a gold medal.
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Le Clos won the silver medal in the metre freestyle event, finishing behind China's Sun Yang in a time of 1: Le Clos finished 4th in the metre butterfly in which he was the defending champion,  in a race he called the worst of his career.
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