Durban- Olympic gold medalist Chad le Clos has launched the Le Clos Foundation, is to promote and develop swimming in South Africa.
The Le Clos foundation is teaming up with aQuelle Midmar Mile to raise finanical for the sport.
“I am extremely excited to announce the launch of my foundation with [the] Midmar Mile, as both have such a major role to play in our sport,” Le Clos said.
Cape Town based Le Clos, a four-time Olympic medalist and the most successful Commonwealth Games swimmer of all time with 17 medals, was “looking to build a future around his global success”, a statement announcing the foundation said.
CEO of the foundation Julian Taylor said: “He [Le Clos] is a role model and hands-on inspiration, now he is raising funds to ensure that he keeps the kids swimming.”