Chad le Clos and Jeanni Mulder PHOTO: Misha Jordaan
Cape Town - He’s been one of sport’s most eligible bachelors ever since he first started making waves in the world of international swimming.
But Chad le Clos had always been too busy training and travelling for serious love – although all that changed when he set eyes on a beautiful brunette from Jeffreys Bay.
“I hadn’t wanted a girlfriend before the 2020 Olympic Games. But how could I let her go?” says Chad (26), playing with a lock of 21-year-old Jeanni Mulder’s hair.
Chad and Jeannie, an international model, are now very much an item and pack on the PDA when we meet them at the luxury apartment in Sea Point, Cape Town.
“This is the first time I’m posing with a woman who’s part of my life,” Chad says. “I’m more nervous than she is in front of the lens.