South Africa's Cameron Van Der Burgh keeps his lead after wining the men's 50m breaststroke with a time of 26.05 at the FINA Swimming World Cup in Berlin, Germany.
250 for third. Overall points leaders for men and women over the course of the series win prizes of $100,000 each. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa, who set a world record to win the 100 breaststroke at these games, suggested allowing swimmers to wear
a second. While that swim sparked rampant speculation of doping, more records followed, from a variety of nations. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa lowered the mark in the 100 breaststroke, Dana Vollmer of the United States did it in the 100 butterfly
Japan's Takeshi Matsuda took the bronze in 1:53.21. It was South Africa's second swimming gold of the games after Cameron van der Burgh won the 100 breaststroke Sunday. Le Clos won five medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games as a teenager and took his first
butterfly gold medal in world record time, while South Korea took gold in women's team archery for seventh straight time. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa captured Olympic gold in the 100 breaststroke in world record time and Kim Rhode won women's skeet gold
Updated Jul 29, 2012 7:49 PM ET LONDON (AP) Cameron van der Burgh hit the wall, turned around and checked the scoreboard. He had just become South Africa's first man to win an individual Olympic
more world records fell earlier in the evening. American Dana Vollmer took down the mark in the 100 butterfly, then Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa broke another in the 100 breaststroke — denying Japan's Kosuke Kitajima an Olympic threepeat. Not even
Scozzoli took silver behind Dale Oen in the 100-meter breaststroke at last year's world championships in Shanghai, with Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa taking bronze. ''I want to honor Alex with a medal,'' Scozzoli said in an interview with The Associated
South African sports officials have set the team a goal of winning 12 medals. Top prospects include swimmers Cameron van der Burgh and Chad le Close. The highest-profile South African athlete is double amputee runner Oscar Pistorius.
championships. Dale Oen finished in a time of 58.71 seconds on Monday. Italy's Fabio Scozzoli took silver in 59.42, and Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa won the bronze in 59.49. Ye Shiwen of China powered home on the final freestyle leg to win the women's