Clément Lefert (born 26 September 1987 in Nice) is a retired French Olympic champion in swimming. 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. He also won a silver medal in the 4 x 200 meters freestyle relay. 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).
|Full name||Clément Lefert|
|Born||26 September 1987|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||85 kg (187 lb)|
|College team||University of Southern California|
On 1 January 2013, Lefert was made a Knight (Chevalier) of the Légion d'honneur.
After finishing his higher education studies, he started as a trader in a commodities trading company in London.
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