Van Der Burgh and Le Clos get a cow each for winning gold at London 2012


No kidding, a cow for each Olympic champion, that’s how a South African entrepreneur decided to honor six of his country’s athletes who won gold medals in the London Games. Swimmer Cameron van der Burgh chose to have his cow processed into 140kg of boerwors, a popular thick aromatic beef sausage, which he donated to a local orphanage. Chad le Clos, Olympic champion in the 200-meter butterfly swim, has not yet made his decision. Read for instance Straits Times and RT


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