London, Aug. 5 (ANI): United States' 18-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Phelps has said that he is looking forward to following South Africa's Chad le Clos's progress over the next few years.
Le Clos unseated Phelps in the men's 200m butterfly final on Tuesday and finished joint second behind the swimming legend in the 100m butterfly final in the London Olympics 2012.
It is going to be fun to watch Chad and see what he does over the next four years. It has really been fun to race with him a couple of times and sort of get to know him, Sport24, quoted Phelps, as saying.
Hopefully, we can go cave diving together in South Africa after I retire, he added.helps said Le Clos had the potential to reach great heights in swimming.
Chad is a kid and he is going to be up here and it shows that anything that you want to achieve, if you put your mind to it, and you work hard, you can achieve it, Phelps said. (ANI)