Chad le Clos wins gold in 50m butterfly at Commonwealth Games

Chad le Clos wins gold in 50m butterfly at Commonwealth Games

- South African swimming superstar, Chad le Clos, has bagged a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games

- Le Clos won the 50m butterfly event in a time of 23.37 seconds

- Team South Africa now has 2 gold and 1 bronze medal in the competition

PAY ATTENTION: Click "See First" under the "Following" tab to see Briefly news on your News Feed!

South Africa’s swimming wunderkind, Chad le Clos, has won his first gold medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Le Clos won the 50m butterfly event in a time of 23.37 seconds.

READ ALSO: Aussie rugby star in hot water for saying gay people are destined for hell

The win is South Africa’s first gold medal in the pool and third medal of the competition. Team South Africa currently has two golds and one bronze medal.

Briefly.co.za gathered that Le Clos beat Trinidad and Tobago's Dylan Carter and compatriot Ryan Coetzee to the gold.

Le Clos will be in the pool again for the 200m freestyle event. Le Clos is attempting to rewrite the Commonwealth Games history books by becoming the person with the most medals at the games.

He is now only five medals away from the all-time record of 18 medals which is held by Mick Gault and Philip Adams

READ ALSO: Golden start for Team SA: Henri Schoeman wins triathlon at Commonwealth Games

Chances are that you have heard of Bill Gates or Warren Buffet, two of the richest people in the world, but can you name one of Africa's top 5 richest men? We have compiled this amazing video which brings you Africa's richest 5 people. Briefly South Africa's YouTube Channel.

Do you have a story to share with Briefly? Visit our Facebook page where you can send us a message or leave us a comment. Your story could be shared online.

To stay up to date with the latest news, download our news app on iTunes or GooglePlay today.

Source: Briefly.co.za

Related news
10 top football stars who are academically brilliant

10 top football stars who are academically brilliant

10 top football stars who are academically brilliant
Briefly.co.za
Mailfire view pixel