Chad le Clos

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Chad Guy Bertrand le Clos, OIS (born 12 April 1992) is a South African competitive swimmer who is an Olympic, World and Commonwealth Games champion as well as the Commonwealth record holder in the 50 and 100-metre butterfly. He won gold in the 200-metre butterfly and silver in the 100-metre butterfly in the 2012 Olympics in London, as well as silver medals in the 200-metre freestyle and 100-metre butterfly in the 2016 Summer Olympics. He also won five medals at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chad le Clos has received more than 954,659 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Chad le Clos is the 203rd most popular swimmer (down from 134th in 2019), the 240th most popular biography from South Africa (down from 160th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular South African Swimmer.

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Among swimmers, Chad le Clos ranks 203 out of 392Before him are Brittany Elmslie, Igor Polyansky, Rowdy Gaines, Lenny Krayzelburg, Brendan Hansen, and Femke Heemskerk. After him are Amy Van Dyken, Jeanette Ottesen, Duje Draganja, Ye Shiwen, Andrea Fuentes, and Ona Carbonell.

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Among people born in 1992, Chad le Clos ranks 434Before him are Yasser Al-Shahrani, Kenyu Sugimoto, Vincent Martella, Adama Soumaoro, Shanice van de Sanden, and Thievy Bifouma. After him are Jordi Amat, Ismael Borrero, Maxi Kleber, Kevin Wimmer, Norbert Gyömbér, and Léo Westermann.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Chad le Clos ranks 240 out of 312Before him are Roland Schoeman (1980), Jeff Coetzee (1977), Wesley Moodie (1979), Louis Meintjes (1992), Justin Rose (1980), and Ryan Cox (1979). After him are Chanelle Scheepers (1984), Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (1980), Bernard Parker (1986), Craig Johnston (1960), Tsepo Masilela (1985), and Bradley Carnell (1977).

Among SWIMMERS In South Africa

Among swimmers born in South Africa, Chad le Clos ranks 3Before him are Cameron van der Burgh (1988) and Roland Schoeman (1980). After him are Natalie du Toit (1984) and Penelope Heyns (1974).