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Chad Le Clos To Make First Mare Nostrum Appearance In Canet

Chad Le Clos To Make First Mare Nostrum Appearance In Canet
Photo: © Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

2017 Mare Nostrum - Canet-en-Roussillon

June 17-18, 2017
Canet-en-Roussillon, France
​Canet 66 Natation


South African swimmer ​Chad le Clos​ -- who has been absent thus far at the 2017 Mare Nostrum -- is set to make his first appearance on the European tour Saturday at the Mare Nostrum in Canet-en-Roussillon.​

Over the two day meet in France, Le Clos is slated to swim the 100m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 100m butterfly, and 200m butterfly. Currently, le Clos is first in the world this year in the 100m fly (51.29) and fifth in the 200m fly (1:55.00). He is also 14th in the 100m free (48.64) and 8th in the 200m free (1:46.84).

How will the South African swimmer set himself up for the World Championships? Stay tuned for extensive coverage of the Mare Nostrum to watch le Clos and a slew of other international greats -- Olympic champions, world champions, and more -- live, exclusively on FloSwimming.

Chad le Clos is not the only star swimmer splashing around in Canet-en-Roussillon this weekend, however. Check out the loaded psych sheet below for the full list of Olympic champions, world champions, and world record holders set to race. Spoiler alert: this meet will be ​very fast​.​


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