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Le Clos leads way as records sink in Singapore

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South Africa's Chad Le Clos shattered his own 200m butterfly shortcourse world record in Singapore Tuesday as Australia twice powered to new marks in the mixed 4x50m medley relay. 

Chad le Clos of South Africa swims in the men's 200-metre butterfly finals during the FINA Swimming World Cup short-course swim in Singapore on November 5, 2013

Under stormy skies, the world and Olympic champion produced a lightning swim to touch in 1min 48.56sec, nearly half-a-second under his record set in August and five seconds ahead of the pack.

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