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Swimming men 200m butterfly

I don’t believe it!
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I don’t believe it!

London 2012 - Chad le Clos’s jaw drops as he sees the result of the men’s 200m butterfly. Le Clos (South Africa) steals the gold from Michael Phelps of the USA with a perfect touch at the wall.
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The thrill of victory
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The thrill of victory

London 2012 - South Africa’s Chad le Clos has reason to celebrate. After running most of the 200m butterfly in second place, le Clos executes a perfect touch to the wall to beat event favorite Michael Phelps for gold.
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Holding medals
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Holding medals

London 2012 - Men’s 200m butterfly medalists hold their medals for the world to see. Chad le Clos of South Africa wins gold, Michael Phelps of the USA takes silver, and Takeshi Matsuda of Japan earns the bronze.
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Le Clos congratulated
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Le Clos congratulated

London 2012 - A fellow competitor congratulates South Africa’s Chad le Clos for earning the gold medal in the men’s 200m butterfly.
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Phelps surprised in the 200m fly

London 2012 - Michael Phelps is surprised at the finish of a the 200m butterfly final, a race he led throughout but lost to a perfect wall touch by Chad le Clos of South Africa.
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Stunning win for Chad le Clos
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Stunning win for Chad le Clos

London 2012- Chad le Clos of South Africa stunned the Aquatics Centre with a sensational victory in the Men's 200m Butterfly final, beating Michael Phelps of the USA by a hair's breadth.
IOC/Jason Evans

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