Clément Lefert

Clément Lefert

Clément Lefert
Personal information
Full name Clément Lefert
Nationality  France
Born (1987-09-26) 26 September 1987
Nice, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 85 kilograms (187 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle, butterfly
Club Olympic Nice
College team University of Southern California

Clément Lefert (born 26 September 1987 in Nice) is a retired [1] French Olympic champion in swimming.[2] He won a gold medal at the London 2012 Summer Olympics in the 4×100 meters freestyle relay, with team mates Amaury Leveaux, Fabien Gilot, and Yannick Agnel, besting the American relay team that included Michael Phelps.[3] He also won a silver medal in the 4x200 meters freestyle relay.[4] Lefert is an economics major at the University of Southern California (USC), and holds USC's record in the 200 yard freestyle (1:33.67).[2]

On 1 January 2013, Lefert was made a Knight (Chevalier) of the Légion d'honneur.[5] After finishing his higher education studies, he started as a trader in an investment bank in London.

See also

References

  1. ^ "French Olympic Champion Clement Lefert Retires.". 
  2. ^ a b "Clement Lefert Profile - University of Southern California Official Athletic Site". Usctrojans.com. 30 July 2012. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Jul 29 8:38p by Avinash Kunnath. "London 2012 Results: Clement Lefert Bests Michael Phelps And Ryan Lochte, Kim Rhode With Milestone Gold - SB Nation Los Angeles". Losangeles.sbnation.com. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Two more Olympic swimming medals for Pac-12 > Pac12 > News-London". Pac-10.org. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  5. ^ Légion d'Honneur: Aschieri, Muffat et Agnel dans la promo du 1er janvier - nicematin.com

See also

  • [1] – University of Southern California athlete profile at USCTrojans.com
  • [2] – BBC Olympics athlete profile and statistics