Quick note: African Olympians thus far…

Chad le Clos during the final 200 m butterfly
Chad le Clos during the final 200 m butterfly at the 2012 Olympics

Yesterday, July 31st, South African Chad le Clos defeated the great Michael Phelps (19 times olympic medalist – with 16 gold medals thus far – cited as being the Greatest olympian of all times) in Men’s 200 m Butterfly, and won the Gold medal.

Alaaedin Aboulkassem
Alaaedin Aboulkassem, after qualifying for the final for fencing at the 2012 Olympics

Last Sunday, July 29th,  South African Cameron van der Burgh won Gold medal in Men’s 100 m Breaststroke.

Watch out for Alaaedin Abouelkassem of Egypt who qualified yesterday for the final in Fencing, and will get either a Gold or a Silver medal in Fencing!