Le Clos, Van Biljon through to finals

2012-08-01 20:07

South Africa’s golden boy Chad le Clos only just made it through to the final of the men’s individual medley at the London Olympics.

Le Clos’s final race is expected to take place at 8:19pm SA time tomorrow.

He will face tough competition in US swimmers Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte.

Le Clos beat Phelps to win his first gold medal in the 200m butterfly final last night.

He finished joint seventh tonight in a time of 1:58.49.

Fellow South African Suzaan van Biljon also progressed to the final of the women’s 200m breaststroke, which is expected to take place at 8.40pm tomorrow.

» This article was updated after first published.

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