It's the Cameron and Chad show in Rio!

By admin
08 August 2016

Cameron's already brought home a medal, and Chad's 200 m freestyle final is happening tomorrow!

It was an all-too familiar sight poolside at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Sunday night - the Cameron and Chad show.

A photo posted by Chad Le Clos (@chadleclos92) on

Cameron van der Burgh won SA's first medal at the Rio Games in the 100 m breaststroke, while Chad le Clos reached the final of the 200 m freestyle as Team SA's other competitors failed to shine.

Le Clos wound up with the seventh-fastest time to sneak into Monday's (03:21 SA time on Tuesday) final.

Myles Brown failed to reach the final. Read more: Your guide to the Rio Olympics: These are the events you can’t afford to miss In the men's 100m backstroke semi-finals, Christopher Reid also failed in his quest to reach the final.

Time flies when you having fun. 4 years already today @olympics

A photo posted by Cameron Van der Burgh (@cameronvdburgh) on

It was world records galore in the other finals on Sunday as Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom set a new mark in the women's 100m butterfly, Great Britain's Adam Peaty stormed to victory in the 100m breaststroke and American phenom Katie Ledecky lowered new own mark in the 400m freestyle.

In the men's 4x100m freestyle relay it the USA who were crowned champions, giving the greatest Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps, a staggering 19th gold medal.

Read more: Chad Le Clos reveals heartbreaking news ahead of Rio Olympics

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