Grant Hackett

Aussie Teen Sam Short Hits 7:38.97 SCM 800 Free Age Record

17-year-old Aussie Sam Short busted out the 800m free swim of his life, registering a time of 7:38.97 to take the short course national title.

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Is The 50 Free a Crapshoot?

In a race that takes under 30 seconds, a single turn hit long, a slow start, or a bad breakout can easily be the difference between first and second place.

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Mykhailo Romanchuk Record Europeo 800 Stile Libero 7:25.73

Mykhailo Romanchuk ha stabilito ieri sera il record europeo negli 800 metri stile libero maschili nel test durante la finale ISL

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Thomas Neill, récord australiano de edades en los 800 libre y 3º all-time

Tras establecer un nuevo récord mundial junior en los 400 libre masculino, Thomas Neill, de 18 años, cerró la sesión con otro gran resultado.

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Neill Follows Up 400 Free WJR By Becoming 3rd Fastest Aussie Ever In 800

On the heels of establishing a new World Junior Record tonight in the men’s 400m free, Thomas Neill closed out the session with another big-time effort. 

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Former and Almost-World Record Holders: The Second-Fastest Performers All-Time

The list of 2nd-fastest performers all-time includes many legendary swimmers and former records that were once thought untouchable.

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16-Year-Old Sam Short Wreaks Havoc On Aussie Age Rankings

This weekend, Sam Short took on the 200m/400m/800m/1500m freestyle events, with the teen reaping gold across the entire spectrum.

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Récord europeo de Paltrinieri en 1500 libre, con otro top 2 mundial histórico

El campeón olímpico bajó sus tiempos de hace 5 temporadas para mejorar su propio récord continental, en el cierre del Campeonato Italiano.

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Epic Swims: Van den Hoogenband’s 47.84 100 Freestyle at the 2000 Olympics

Also known as the Flying Dutchman, Pieter van den Hoogenband earned his place among the greatest sprint freestylers of all time at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

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Grant Hackett Turns 40, Marking Half-a-Lifetime Since Dethroning Perkins

It’s been almost 20 years since Grant Hackett beat Kieran Perkins at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney in the 1500 free. Hackett turns 40 on Saturday.

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The Oldest (And Most Underrated) World Record: Grant Hackett’s SCM 800 Free

Hackett’s 7:23.42 world record set in July of 2008 is almost six seconds faster than anyone else in history.

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Christiansen Becomes 3rd Fastest 800 Free Performer All-Time

Henrik Christiansen raced his way to the fastest 800m free time in Norwegian history while competing in Tilburg at the Dutch SC Championships.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Peaty Lands On Walk Of Fame, Hackett Expecting Baby

Check out the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Adam Peaty, Eamon Sullivan, Jennifer Reilly and Grant Hackett

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Thomas Neill Ends World Juniors With 1500 Silver, Enters Top 10 Aussies List

Aussie Thomas Neill had a heck of a meet at these World Juniors, crushing his personal bests en route to 3 individual medals.

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Neill Takes 800 Free Bronze And Becomes 7th Fastest Aussie Performer Ever

Australia’s Thomas Neill entered these Championships as a viable contender but has already established himself as a bona fide budding freestyle superstar. 

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