Swimmers like handsome 6'5" (1.95m) Ian Thorpe and 6'4" (1.93m) Michael Phelps are also here.
He has won five Olympic gold medals, the most won by any Australian, and with three gold and two silver medals, was the most successful athlete at the 2000 Summer Olympics.
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which doubled as selection trials for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
Aside from 13 individual long-course world records, Thorpe anchored the Australian relay teams, numbering the victories in the 4 × 100 m and the 4 × 200 m freestyle relays in Sydney, among his five relay world records.
Australian swimmer who specialised in freestyle, but also competed in backstroke and the individual medley.
and was the Australian Swimmer of the Year from 1999 to 2003.
After the Athens Olympics, Thorpe took a year away from swimming, scheduling a return for the 2006 Commonwealth Games. Subsequent training camps were interrupted, and he announced his retirement in November 2006, citing waning motivation.
From early 2011, there was speculation about Thorpe's return to swimming, fuelled by people claiming to have seen him training.