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5 November 2013

Chad Le Clos breaks his own 200-metre butterfly world record at the FINA World Cup


Congratulations to swimming superstar and OMEGA brand ambassador Chad Le Clos, who broke his own three-month-old world record by nearly half a second in the men’s 200-metre butterfly event at the FINA World Cup competition in Singapore on 5 November.

He finished in 1:48.56, becoming the first swimmer ever to complete the 200 fly in less than 1:49. His nearest competitor finished in 1:53:59, more than five seconds behind the South African.