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Le Clos bags another medal

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Chad le Clos secured South Africa's second medal on Saturday, on the penultimate day of the World Short-Course Championships in Istanbul.

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ISTANBUL, TURKEY - DECEMBER 14: Chad Le Clos of South Africa looks on prior to his Men's 50m Butterfly heat during day three of the 11th FINA Short Course World Championships at the Sinan Erdem Dome on December 14, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Le Clos bagged silver in the men's 50 metres butterfly final, finishing 0.04 seconds behind Brazil's Nicholas Santos, who won in 22.22. American Thomas Shields was third, touching the wall a further 0.2 seconds behind.

The 20-year-old South African had won gold in the men's 100m butterfly on Thursday. - Sapa

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