Ian Thorpe

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"For myself, losing is not coming second. It's getting out of the water knowing you could have done better. For myself, I have won every race I've been in."

16-Year-Old Hauck Takes Aussie 2Free Title, Lowers Age Record In 200 Back

All Saints’ Thomas Hauck is nicknamed ‘tomahawk’ for a reason. Tonight in Melbourne he earned his 2nd Aussie senior national title at just 16 years of age.

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‘True’ World Junior Records In Swimming As of August 2019

We took our best shot at the research, digging through history to find the top junior times in each event, based on FINA’s world junior record criteria.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Thorpe Joins Board Committee, Tokyo 2020 Traffic News

Check out this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Aussie legend Ian Thorpe, as well as new transportation info coming from Tokyo.

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Faster Than Hackett, Thomas Neill Busts Out 3:46.27 400 Free Silver In Budapest

Aussie Thomas Neill threw down the swim of his life to earn 400m free silver tonight in Budapest, inserting himself among the nation’s all-time greats.

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Caeleb Dressel’s 8 Medals Set Single-Meet Record at Worlds

Dressel, bolstered by the addition of mixed medley relays, broke a record he shared with Michael Phelps, Michael Klim and Matt Biondi.

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Mundial resultados día 6: triple récord mundial y el triunfo de Simone Manuel

Una jornada impresionante en la que se han batido tres récords del mundo y Rusia se ha llevado tres oros. Simone Manuel, oro y récord americano en 100 libre.

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Can Australia’s Jack McLoughlin Make Podium in the 1500 Free?

Funky Trunks sponsored athlete Jack McLoughlin has already put in impressive performances in the 400 and 800 Free and now has his eyes on the 1500.

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Which Super-Suited Records Can Be Broken? Tier 2

We’re counting down the remaining super-suited world records from least to most breakable. Today: Tier 2 – the records that could fall soon.

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Shouts from the Stands: Relive The Legendary 800 Free Relay from Athens

Upsets have always been a blast to watch no matter what sport they occur in. Watching leads erased and world records broken always makes for an exciting time, but if they’re done by a performer that no one expects, those races become legendary.

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Former Thorpe Coach Menzies Selected As New Canberra Club Lead

Tracey Menzies, former coach of Australian Olympic legend Ian Thorpe, has been announced as the inaugural Head Coach at the newly-formed University of Canberra Swim Club.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Oleksiak Enshrined, Thorpedo Honored

Penny Oleksiak becomes art, Ian Thorpe is honored and an Arkansas school gets surprised in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Invictus Games is Underway Down Under

The Australian Team ready to race at Invictus Games with support from Ian Thorpe and Aussie swimwear brands Funky Trunks and Funkita.

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Haas Anchors U.S. To Gold In 1:43.78, 3rd-Fastest Split In History

Townley Haas produced the 3rd-fastest relay leg in history as the U.S. men won gold in the 4×200 free relay.

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Ian Thorpe Makes An Appearance In Rome

Australian icon Ian Thorpe made an appearance in Rome at the Sette Colli Trophy.

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Il Secondo Giorno del Settecolli Riserva Sorprese Non solo In Acqua

INTERNAZIONALI D’ITALIA – TROFEO SETTECOLLI 29-30 Giugno/01 Luglio 2018 Roma – Foro Italico (ITA) Vasca lunga 50 metri Programma Gare…

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