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Wed Apr 23 08:47:53 SAST 2014

Le Clos bags second medal

Sapa | 18 December, 2012 09:240 Comments
11th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) - Day One
Chad Le Clos of South Africa competes in the men's 100m butterfly heats during day one of the 11th FINA Short Course World Championships at the Sinan Erdem Dome on December 12, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey
Image by: Clive Rose / Getty Images

Chad le Clos secured South Africa’s second medal on Saturday, on the penultimate day of the World Short-Course Championships in Istanbul.

Le Clos bagged silver in the men’s 50 metres butterfly final, finishing 0.04 seconds behind Brazil’s Nicholas Santos, who won in 22.22. American Thomas Shields was third, touching the wall a further 0.2 seconds behind.

The 20-year-old South African had won gold in the men’s 100m butterfly on Thursday.

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