South African trials: Crous, Le Clos qualify for the Olympics


At the South African Nationals today, Charl Crous confirmed his qualification in the men’s 100 backstroke by winning the final with a time of 54.18, well under the FINA A cut of 54.40. Chad Le Clos qualified for a third swim in the Olympics with a time of 1:55.30 in the men’s 200 butterfly, third-ranked in the world this year, and and Kathryn Meaklin clipped the FINA A cut in the women’s 200 IM with a time of 2:13.33. Read more here on SwimmingWorld Magazine.


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