Chad Le Clos trends as social media remembers his iconic Olympic win

Chad Le Clos trends as social media remembers his iconic Olympic win

- Mzansi tweeps remembered professional swimmer Chad Le Clos' London 2012 Olympics win and praised him

- It all started when Betway started a competition asking a question of who beat Michael Phelps in the 200m butterfly eight years ago

- South Africa quite clearly still remembers then win and regards Chad as a national treasure

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Social media had a field day today when remembering Chad Le Clos' iconic London 2012 Olympic games win. Le Clos beat the legendary Michael Phelps in the 200m butterfly swimming event and it was a moment that Mzansi will never forget.

It all started when Betway had a competition for users to win extra bets which are worth R50 each. In order to win the competition, users had to answer the question of which South African swimmer beat Michael Phelps in the 2012 Olympics.

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The answer is Chad Le Clos (obviously) and Mzansi's social media users started to reminisce about Chad's legendary feat.

Chad Le Clos trends as social media remembers his iconic Olympic win
Chad Le Clos is trending on Twitter as social media remembers his iconic Olympic win. Photo: @chadleclos92 / Twitter
Source: Twitter
@alexblumberg said: "Seeing Chad Le Clos trending. @betway why you gotta play us like that."
@Fanisto12 said: "Chad Le Clos of South Africa beat Michael Phelps in the 200-meter butterfly finals, ending the American swimming star's Olympic reign in what was dubbed his signature event.
@thembatso commented: "Congrats to Chad le Clos he has done what many will only dream of."
@RethabileFrank commented: "Our most decorated olympian with 4 medals , Mr Chad Le Clos."

South Africa still remembers very well that fateful day when Chad Le Clos made history. It's inspirational to see that he is still appreciated by Mzansi for his huge achievement.

In other sports news, Briefly.co.za reported that Coach Rulani says: "Never stop working because you can never stop learning". Mamelodi Sundowns' assistant coach Rulani Mokwena impressed local soccer fans recently after heading to Twitter to share an inspirational post with his loyal followers as well as the rest of the world.

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Along with a picture of himself seemingly very busy in front of two laptops and a cellphone, the young assistant coach advised everyone that they should never stop working so that they could continue learning.

"Never stop working because you can never stop learning," wrote Coach Rulani on his popular Twitter page.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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