From Olympic champion to racehorse owner


“Unbelievable, unbelievable…”

It was one of the iconic moments of the London 2012 Olympic Games when the father of Chad Le Clos, Bert, gave an emotional interview to the BBC following his son’s shock gold medal victory over Michael Phelps in the 200 metre butterfly.

Three years on, the Le Clos family are attempting to make waves in a different sport.

Here, Le Clos junior talks about his new passion and his new racehorse, Unbelievable Chad. He couldn’t have been called anything else.

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