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iol.co.za
We need to invest in our athletesfailing to qualify a single woman in the pool while they rely on two swimmers f
We need to invest in our athletes
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
failing to qualify a single woman in the pool while they rely on two swimmers for their success. Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh did well to claim podium places four years after striking gold in London. South African swimming will have to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Defiant sprinter Caster Semenya has 'no time' for her criticshome on their return from the Rio Olympics Share this article Silver medal-wi
Defiant sprinter Caster Semenya has 'no time' for her critics
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
home on their return from the Rio Olympics Share this article Silver medal-winning swimmers Chad Le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh made a particular effort to show solidarity with their beleaguered team mate, whose victory was the most talked... Read more
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Daily Maverick
In photos – Fans greet South African Olympiansare travelling to compete in France. But crowd favourites including Caster Seme
In photos – Fans greet South African Olympians
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
are travelling to compete in France. But crowd favourites including Caster Semenya, Chad le Clos, Luvo Manyonga and Cameron van der Burgh more than made up for this. By IHSAAN HAFFEJEE for GROUNDUP. Get overnight news and latest Daily Maverick... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
All smiles for Team SA as Mbalula hands out the moolah(javelin) did not return with the team, but those who did included Semenya (800
All smiles for Team SA as Mbalula hands out the moolah
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
(javelin) did not return with the team, but those who did included Semenya (800m), and swimmers Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh. Mbalula congratulated each winner, referred to the team as "a bunch of winners", and said that each medallist... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Sportmedalist Sunette Viljoen were not there as they are travelling to compete in Fr
Sport
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
medalist Sunette Viljoen were not there as they are travelling to compete in France. But crowd favourites including Caster Semenya, Chad le Clos, Luvo Manyonga and Cameron van der Burgh more than made up for this. By IHSAAN HAFFEJEE for G... Read more
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Daily Mail
Gender row runner Caster Semenya returns home to South Africatime: Semenya (left) poses for a photograph with a supporter at Johannesburg Ai
Gender row runner Caster Semenya returns home to South Africa
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
time: Semenya (left) poses for a photograph with a supporter at Johannesburg Airport All smiles: Swimmer Cameron van der Burgh (left) shows off his medal alongside Semenya Fellow South Africans: Silver medallist swimmer Chad Le Clos puts... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Team GB stars land home after historic Rio 2016 OlympicsAdam Peaty. The 21-year-old swimmer earned the first gold of the Games for Gre
Team GB stars land home after historic Rio 2016 Olympics
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Adam Peaty. The 21-year-old swimmer earned the first gold of the Games for Great Britain on Day 2 when he beat out Cameron van der Burgh and Cody Miller for gold. Tom Daley was jubilant as he arrived back and posed for photos having earned a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Weekend Sports Wrap: Team SA, Boks & Manchester clubsthe Paarl resident’s incredible personal story. As usual, the swimmers did the
Weekend Sports Wrap: Team SA, Boks & Manchester clubs
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
the Paarl resident’s incredible personal story. As usual, the swimmers did their bit in the pool; veteran Cameron Van Der Burgh provided the nation with one last stellar performance to come second in the 100m breaststroke, the former gold... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Team SA - the 'Awards' Reviewclock in an African record 1:45.20, and gave cause to expect him to become a fo
Team SA - the 'Awards' Review
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
clock in an African record 1:45.20, and gave cause to expect him to become a force in freestyle sprinting going forward. Van der Burgh had come to Rio as the reigning Olympic gold medallist from London 2012. But, he hadn't arrived as the gold... Read more
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iol.co.za
Team SA scores a perfect 10may yet be one of the stars of 2020, and he will be a bigger and better man for
Team SA scores a perfect 10
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
may yet be one of the stars of 2020, and he will be a bigger and better man for his experiences in Rio. Cameron van der Burgh also showed his indomitable spirit, because breaststroke is one of the toughest disciplines, and to follow up... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sport Committee Proud of Luvo Manyonga's Performance At Riowho have made South Africa proud by winning silver and bronze medals for the co
Sport Committee Proud of Luvo Manyonga's Performance At Rio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
who have made South Africa proud by winning silver and bronze medals for the country. "I would like to congratulate Cameron van der Burgh and Chad Le Clos for winning three silver medals for swimming, Shaun Keeling and Lawrence Brittain for winning... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Van der Burgh calls for lifetime bans against serial dopers In an exclusive interview with EWN, Van der Burgh has called on greater prote
Van der Burgh calls for lifetime bans against serial dopers
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
In an exclusive interview with EWN, Van der Burgh has called on greater protection from FINA. Double Olympic silver-medalist Cameron van der Burgh stands at a local university in Rio de... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
At last we have the Olympic hero we have been cravingFor, despite the impressive five silver medals bagged by swimmers Chad le Clos
At last we have the Olympic hero we have been craving
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
For, despite the impressive five silver medals bagged by swimmers Chad le Clos (two) and Cameron van der Burgh, long-jump star Luvo Manyonga, and rowing pair Lawrence Brittain and Shaun Keeling, we have been left disappointed. One hopes Van Niekerk... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament Congratulates Luvo Manyonga for Winning a Silver Medal At the Rio Olympic Gameswho have made South Africa proud by winning silver and bronze medals for the co
Parliament Congratulates Luvo Manyonga for Winning a Silver Medal At the Rio Olympic Games
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
who have made South Africa proud by winning silver and bronze medals for the country. "I would like to congratulate Cameron van der Burgh and Chad Le Clos for winning three silver medals for swimming, Shaun Keeling and Lawrence Brittain for winning... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bolt challenges #WaydevanNiekerk to 300m raceNiekerk helped Team South Africa rise to seven medals, adding to the silver med
Bolt challenges #WaydevanNiekerk to 300m race
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Niekerk helped Team South Africa rise to seven medals, adding to the silver medals of Chad Le Clos (two), Cameron van der Burgh, Luvo Manyonga, Lawrence Brittain and Shaun Keeling, and the bronze from Sevens rugby side. It ensured that... Read more
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iol.co.za
Usain bolts over to congratulate Van NiekerkNiekerk helped Team South Africa rise to seven medals, adding to the silver med
Usain bolts over to congratulate Van Niekerk
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Niekerk helped Team South Africa rise to seven medals, adding to the silver medals of Chad le Clos (two), Cameron van der Burgh, Luvo Manyonga, Lawrence Brittain and Shaun Keeling, and the bronze from Sevens rugby side. It ensured that... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA leads continent's medal packfor the African continent in Rio with five silvers and a bronze at the conclusi
SA leads continent's medal pack
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
for the African continent in Rio with five silvers and a bronze at the conclusion of Saturday’s action. Swimmer Cameron van der Burgh got the ball rolling with a silver in the 100m breaststroke, and was followed by Chad le Clos in the pool. Le... Read more
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iol.co.za
'Manyonga has made us all proud'other athletes who had made South Africa proud by winning silver and bronze med
'Manyonga has made us all proud'
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
other athletes who had made South Africa proud by winning silver and bronze medals. “I would like to congratulate Cameron van der Burgh and Chad Le Clos for winning three silver medals for swimming, Shaun Keeling and Lawrence Brittain for winning... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANC needs to catch a wake-up nowreminding us that nothing is permanent, and nothing should ever be taken for gr
ANC needs to catch a wake-up now
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
reminding us that nothing is permanent, and nothing should ever be taken for granted. South African swimmers Cameron van der Burgh and Chad le Clos came second and fourth in events they could have won at the Olympics in Brazil. South Africa... Read more
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iol.co.za
A medal is a medal, irrespective of the colourlegendary Aussie swimming coach Laurie Lawrence famously said. But this week,
A medal is a medal, irrespective of the colour
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
legendary Aussie swimming coach Laurie Lawrence famously said. But this week, silver was as good as gold for Cameron van der Burgh, Chad le Clos and the men’s coxless pair. “To get a lot of fourths would really suck but a silver and not a... Read more
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give me sport
Adam Peaty continues rapid riseand also three medals (two gold and one silver) from four events, beating Olymp
Adam Peaty continues rapid rise
give me sport / Posted 16 days ago
and also three medals (two gold and one silver) from four events, beating Olympic champion and world record holder Cameron Van der Burgh in the 100m breaststroke. Impressed? This was merely the start: he was now a regular British swimmer and was... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bronze for Blitzboks as Fiji triumphIt secured Team South Africa their fourth medal at the Rio Olympics, with three
Bronze for Blitzboks as Fiji triumph
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
It secured Team South Africa their fourth medal at the Rio Olympics, with three silvers won in swimming (Cameron van der Burgh and Chad le Clos) and rowing (Lawrence Brittain and Shaun Keeling). Whereas the Springbok Sevens panicked under the... Read more
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Daily Mail
FEMAIL tracks down celebrity doppelgangers of Rio Olympiansher share of comparisons to Cuban-American singer Gloria Estefan, right Glee o
FEMAIL tracks down celebrity doppelgangers of Rio Olympians
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
her share of comparisons to Cuban-American singer Gloria Estefan, right Glee on the podium: South African swimmer Cameron van der Burgh, left, and actor Matthew Morrison, right, have also been dubbed doppelgangers online The question: It's a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Your Guide to South Africans At the Olympics On 7 August 2016for the semifinals. Louis Meintjes tried and tried, but had to settle for seve
Your Guide to South Africans At the Olympics On 7 August 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
for the semifinals. Louis Meintjes tried and tried, but had to settle for seventh in the men's cycling road race. Cameron van der Burgh qualified for the semis of the 100m breaststroke while rival Adam Peaty broke the world record. The other... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Chad: I want morehe was inspired by his parents Bert and Geraldine, who have both been battling
Chad: I want more
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 18 days ago
he was inspired by his parents Bert and Geraldine, who have both been battling cancer recently. Jarred Crous and Cameron van der Burgh yesterday failed to qualify for the men's 200m breaststroke final, after finishing 25th and 26th overall... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
SA wins its second medal at Rio Olympicsthe Olympic Games in Rio after Chad le Clos won silver in the 200 metres freest
SA wins its second medal at Rio Olympics
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 18 days ago
the Olympic Games in Rio after Chad le Clos won silver in the 200 metres freestyle a short while ago. That follows Cameron van der Burgh winning silver in the 100m breaststroke yesterday morning. Le Clos, in lane one, took the race to the field... Read more
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Daily Maverick
SportRio Olympics 2016, day one as it happened: Rowers and van der Burgh in semis A
Sport
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 days ago
Rio Olympics 2016, day one as it happened: Rowers and van der Burgh in semis Antoinette thinks of the world and the people who live in it as a bear with a sore paw. She has a stick covered in thorns and she’s poking the bear. When she’s not doing... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Van der Burgh overcomes injury as well as mental doubts to reach Olympic podiumCameron van der Burgh was late joining his fellow Olympic medallists in the pre
Van der Burgh overcomes injury as well as mental doubts to reach Olympic podium
Daily Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
Cameron van der Burgh was late joining his fellow Olympic medallists in the press conference room at the aquatics centre in Rio in the early hours of Monday morning. But the international journalists didn’t care. The Brits were interested only in... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Rio 2016, live blog day four: Blitzboks kick off their campaign, Le Clos swims 200m fly finalHere's a quick reminder of what you have to look forward to today. 19:00: Men’
Rio 2016, live blog day four: Blitzboks kick off their campaign, Le Clos swims 200m fly final
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 days ago
Here's a quick reminder of what you have to look forward to today. 19:00: Men’s 200m Breaststroke (Heat 3): Cameron van der Burgh 19:05: Men’s 200m Breaststroke (Heat 4): Jarred Crous 19:17: Men’s 4x200m Freestyle (Heat 1) 03:28 am... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
Are Rio champions hard done by?of the fact that he has been hard done by: the medal around his neck was worth
Are Rio champions hard done by?
Investors Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
of the fact that he has been hard done by: the medal around his neck was worth more than $50 less than that of Cameron Van der Burgh, the man who won the same race in London 2012. Now this has nothing to do with the quality of the medal – both... Read more
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iafrica.com
SA wins its second medal at Rio Olympicsthe Olympic Games in Rio after Chad le Clos won silver in the 200 metres freest
SA wins its second medal at Rio Olympics
iafrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
the Olympic Games in Rio after Chad le Clos won silver in the 200 metres freestyle a short while ago. That follows Cameron van der Burgh winning silver in the 100m breaststroke yesterday morning. Le Clos, in lane one, took the race to the field... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cameron proud after battle with nervesVan der Burgh had already made peace with the loss of his title to world-record
Cameron proud after battle with nerves
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
Van der Burgh had already made peace with the loss of his title to world-record holder and eventual champion Adam Peaty of Great Britain, who was making quantum leaps in the 100m breaststroke. “I was feeling the pressure and I get these attacks of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Team SA in Action On Tuesdaygranted. But, it should be two comfortable wins from two matches. GL 2pm (7pm)
Team SA in Action On Tuesday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
granted. But, it should be two comfortable wins from two matches. GL 2pm (7pm): Men's 200m Breaststroke (Heat 3): Cameron van der Burgh 2.05pm (7.05pm): Men's 200m Breaststroke (Heat 4): Jarred Crous 10.28pm (3.28am): Men's 200m Butterfly,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Chad le Clos bags a silverhad so there is a lot riding tomorrow night and I will not take anyone for gran
Chad le Clos bags a silver
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
had so there is a lot riding tomorrow night and I will not take anyone for granted.” Like in London four years ago Cameron van der Burgh opened South Africa’s medal account when he claimed the 100m breaststroke silver medal the day before with Le... Read more
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Daily Mail
Phelps cruises through to finals cheered by fiance and baby Boomerout to Britain's Adam Peaty who broke the world record with a time of 57.13. In
Phelps cruises through to finals cheered by fiance and baby Boomer
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
out to Britain's Adam Peaty who broke the world record with a time of 57.13. In second place was South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh with a time of 58.69. United States' Ryan Murphy (pictured) celebrates after winning the gold medal in the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SA wins its second medal at Rio Olympics That follows Cameron van der Burgh winning silver in the 100 metres breaststr
SA wins its second medal at Rio Olympics
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
That follows Cameron van der Burgh winning silver in the 100 metres breaststroke yesterday morning. South Africa’s Chad Guy Bertrand Le Clos poses with his silver medal on the podium of the Men’s 200m... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go fasterand a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time eve
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go faster
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
and a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time even quicker than he had imagined. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa, the London 2012 champion, was second in 58.69 and Cody Miller of the United States third in... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go fasterand a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time eve
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go faster
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
and a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time even quicker than he had imagined. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa, the London 2012 champion, was second in 58.69 and Cody Miller of the United States third in... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go fasterand a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time eve
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go faster
Kingston Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
and a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time even quicker than he had imagined. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa, the London 2012 champion, was second in 58.69 and Cody Miller of the United States third in... Read more
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Gazette
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go fasterand a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time eve
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go faster
Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
and a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time even quicker than he had imagined. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa, the London 2012 champion, was second in 58.69 and Cody Miller of the United States third in... Read more
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guardian-series
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go fasterand a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time eve
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go faster
guardian-series / Posted 19 days ago
and a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time even quicker than he had imagined. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa, the London 2012 champion, was second in 58.69 and Cody Miller of the United States third in... Read more
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Harrow Times
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go fasterand a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time eve
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go faster
Harrow Times / Posted 19 days ago
and a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time even quicker than he had imagined. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa, the London 2012 champion, was second in 58.69 and Cody Miller of the United States third in... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go fasterand a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time eve
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go faster
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 19 days ago
and a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time even quicker than he had imagined. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa, the London 2012 champion, was second in 58.69 and Cody Miller of the United States third in... Read more
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The Hindu
Rio Olympics | More records fall as Phelps collects 19th gold medalin consecutive days, and seemed surprised by the margin of his victory — 1.56 s
Rio Olympics | More records fall as Phelps collects 19th gold medal
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
in consecutive days, and seemed surprised by the margin of his victory — 1.56 seconds — over defending champion Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa. In the butterfly, Sjostrom became the first Swedish woman to win a gold, with Canada’s... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Michael Phelps launches big bid with 19th goldvictory in the same event at the 1988 Seoul Games — the last time a British mal
Michael Phelps launches big bid with 19th gold
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
victory in the same event at the 1988 Seoul Games — the last time a British male swimmer won gold. Title holder Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa took silver in 58.69 and American Cody Miller bronze in 58.87. Ledecky, chasing a historic Rio... Read more
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SKY News
Peaty's Parents: Olympic Hero 'Very Special'well, I feel like I've swam that race a thousand times in my head. I never thou
Peaty's Parents: Olympic Hero 'Very Special'
SKY News / Posted 19 days ago
well, I feel like I've swam that race a thousand times in my head. I never thought it could work out this well." Cameron Van der Burgh of South Africa won silver while Cody Miller of the United States took bronze. In the next race, minutes... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Adam Peaty shows off Superman push-ups that helped him win gold at Rio 2016and a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time eve
Adam Peaty shows off Superman push-ups that helped him win gold at Rio 2016
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
and a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time even quicker than he had imagined. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa, the London 2012 champion, was second in 58.69 and Cody Miller of the United States third in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Our Olympic medal betsCheslin Kolbe, Seabelo Senatla and Juan de Jongh in the team, coach Neil Powell
Our Olympic medal bets
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
Cheslin Kolbe, Seabelo Senatla and Juan de Jongh in the team, coach Neil Powell would want to bring home the gold. Cameron van der Burgh (200m breaststroke – August 10), Chad le Clos (100m and 200m butterfly – August 9 and 12). Who will forget Le... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cameron proud after battle with nervesVan der Burgh had already made peace with the loss of his title to world-record
Cameron proud after battle with nerves
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
Van der Burgh had already made peace with the loss of his title to world-record holder and eventual champion Adam Peaty of Great Britain, who was making quantum leaps in the 100m breaststroke. “I was feeling the pressure and I get these attacks of... Read more
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The News and Star
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go fasterand a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time eve
Adam Peaty takes gold medal in his stride and vows to go faster
The News and Star / Posted 19 days ago
and a storming second length saw him enhance his advantage to win in a time even quicker than he had imagined. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa, the London 2012 champion, was second in 58.69 and Cody Miller of the United States third in... Read more
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