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  1. European Championships: Gregorio Paltrinieri Crushes European Record in MileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ... in 14:39.93. He moved to fifth all-time in the event, behind world record-holder Sun Yang, distance legend Grant Hackett, Canada's Ryan Cochrane, and Tunisia's Ousamma Mellouli. The time eclipsed Ryan Cochrane's 14:44.03 from the Commonwealth Games ...

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  2. AP SportlightRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | KDWN

    ... is the youngest winner on the tour since Amy Alcott took the Orange Blossom Classic at age 19 in 1975. 2005 - Grant Hackett becomes the first swimmer to win four straight world titles in the same event, capturing another 1,500-meter freestyle. The ...

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  3. AP SportlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | ABC News

    ... is the youngest winner on the tour since Amy Alcott took the Orange Blossom Classic at age 19 in 1975. 2005 - Grant Hackett becomes the first swimmer to win four straight world titles in the same event, capturing another 1,500-meter freestyle. The ...

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  4. Hard marker Horton claims Games silverRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... company after the teenager notched a personal best 14:48.76. It was just 0.13 of a second short of the great Grant Hackett's 18-year-old national age record set in 1999. But Horton was left wondering what might have been despite clocking a 1500m ...

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  5. AP SportlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | News Observer

    ... canvas three times - all after low blows - and lasting long enough for Kirk Johnson to be disqualified. 2005 - Grant Hackett bumps off one of the sport's most enduring world records, eclipsing Ian Thorpe's mark in the 800-meter freestyle. The ...

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  6. AP SportlightRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... canvas three times - all after low blows - and lasting long enough for Kirk Johnson to be disqualified. 2005 - Grant Hackett bumps off one of the sport's most enduring world records, eclipsing Ian Thorpe's mark in the 800-meter freestyle. The ...

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  7. Record evidence of swim team's progressRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... wait between records should remind people how fortunate Australia was to once have the likes of Ian Thorpe and Grant Hackett breaking them with regularity. "We went through a golden era and you can't always have the Thorpe, Hackett or Michael Phelps ...

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  8. Farah forgotten as Glasgow basks in golden glowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | BBC News

    ... Melbourne 2006 saw Australia's great hero Ian Thorpe miss out through illness and fellow swimming superstar Grant Hackett withdraw with an injured shoulder. Manchester 2002, another of the recent Commonwealth successes, had Olympic 400m champion ...

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  9. Dominant Schulte is 'Micro Phelps'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Pacific Daily News

    ... year's swimming state championships. His decision to train in Australia with coach and Olympic gold medalist Grant Hackett paid off for Schulte in 2012 when he made his own Olympic debut in the 10,000-meter open water event. Though the experience ...

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  10. The 'freak week' when Scots ruled in the poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    ... indirectly to the fact the great Ian Thorpe had withdrawn from the Games weeks before they began, leaving Grant Hackett to lead a team of unproven colts. "Obviously, I quite like to dig it to the Aussies, but now that I am an Aussie I probably ...

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  11. Commonwealth Games Swimming Medal Predictions: Australia Rebuilding 800 Free RelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ... have an illustrious tradition in the 800 free relay, going back to the days when Ian Thorpe, Michael Klim, Grant Hackett and William Kirby smashed the world record on a yearly basis. Last summer, though, they hit a big-time low, missing out on the ...

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  12. Aussie to gang up on 1500m pool rivalRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... nation's rich history in the pool's longest event, no Australian has won the Commonwealth Games title since Grant Hackett in 2002. Cochrane won the event four years ago in Delhi and the London Olympic silver medallist is favoured to go back-to-back ...

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  13. Lauren Boyle leads Kiwi medal hopes in the poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... butterfly in Melbourne in 2006. In 1998, the star-studded Australian team featuring Ian Thorpe, Michael Klim, Grant Hackett, Geoff Huegill and Susie O'Neill collected a swag of 23 gold, 15 silver and 11 bronze medals while NZ gained two bronze. It ...

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  14. Gay secret 'forced early retirement'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... after winning the 200-meter freestyle at the Olympic Aquatic Centre at the 2004 Olympic Games. Photo / AP Grant Hackett reckons former swimming teammate Ian Thorpe retired early because of the emotional burden of keeping secret the fact he was gay. ...

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  15. Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe's gay revelations earn praise, supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | India.com

    ... I hope this brings him peace and that everyone respects his choice," she tweeted. Olympic and world champion Grant Hackett, who grew up with Thorpe during their peak swimming years, said he hoped the decision to speak publicly would help his friend ...

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  16. Grant Hackett claims the main reason Ian Thorpe retired early was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... with $500 in fines and criminal action if they don't water it and more fines if they water it TOO much Grant Hackett claims the main reason Ian Thorpe retired early was because of the emotional burden of keeping his sexuality a secret Thorpe is ...

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  17. Gay secret behind Thorpe retiring: HackettRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Grant Hackett reckons former swimming teammate Ian Thorpe retired early because of the emotional burden of keeping secret the fact he was gay.

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  18. Magnussen and McEvoy unlikely rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | The Age

    ... spurred each other to faster times as was seen in the days where the likes of Ian Thorpe matched up against Grant Hackett and Klim had a number of memorable battles with Geoff Huegill. "I think rivalries are great going back to Hacky and Thorpie and ...

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  19. Tragedy of beautiful Alana Goldsmith who threw herself under a trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... along battle with anorexia nervosa. She is pictured, right, at an Austrade awards with former Olympic swimmer Grant Hackett Judy Goldsmith, pictured at hospital with daughter Alana and baby Simone said Alana's delight at the arrival of her younger ...

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  20. Ian Thorpe Gets Kudos for Coming OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Gay.com

    ... together and we raced a lot ... but at the end of the day ... who really cares?" said fellow Olympic swimmer Grant Hackett, according to the Australian Broadcasting Corp. "It's 2014, I don't think anybody's really too concerned about his sexual ...

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