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Master of Surprise Ian Thorpe


Swimming superstar Ian Thorpe, age 28, has announced today that he will be returning to compete in the pool. This surprise announcement is very exciting for Australian sport and Australian swimming, Thorpedo being our most award winning sport's medalist of all time.

Thorpe's Olympic Games Medals:
Gold 2000 Sydney 400 m freestyle
Gold 2000 Sydney 4 × 100 m freestyle
Gold 2000 Sydney 4 × 200 m freestyle
Gold 2004 Athens 200 m freestyle
Gold 2004 Athens 400 m freestyle
Silver 2000 Sydney 200 m freestyle
Silver 2000 Sydney 4 × 100 m medley
Silver 2004 Athens 4 × 200 m freestyle
Bronze 2004 Athens 100 m freestyle

Thorpey has shocked the world of swimming before when he announced, at the young age of 24, that he was quitting the pool.

THANKS TO XIAMING FOR THIS 2008 PHOTO

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