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13 Oct 1982 Milperra, Australia
Thorpedo
196 cm / 104 kg 6'5'' / 228 pounds
Male

Ian Thorpe first came to International prominence at the 1997 Pan-Pacific meet when he finished second in the 400 freestyle. He was then 14 years old. At the 1998 World Championships he won both the 200 and 400 freestyle, and was the media darling of Australia going into the Sydney 2000 Olympics. He won three gold medals at the 2000 Olympic Games, but his only individual title was in the 400 free, as he finished second in the 200 freestyle. With three relay medals, he won five Olympic medals at the Sydney Games. At the 2001 World Championships, he won...

Ian in numbers

2
Olympics
Olympics
9
medals
Gold medal:5 Silver medal:3 Bronze medal:1
  • Athens
    Athens 2004
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Athens
    Athens 2004
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Swimming
      100 metres Freestyle
    • 1 Gold medal
      Swimming
      200 metres Freestyle
    • 1 Gold medal
      Swimming
      400 metres Freestyle
    • 6
      Swimming
      4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay
    • 2 Silver medal
      Swimming
      4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay
  • Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Sydney
    Sydney 2000
    • 2 Silver medal
      Swimming
      200 metres Freestyle
    • 1 Gold medal
      Swimming
      400 metres Freestyle
    • 1 Gold medal
      Swimming
      4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay
    • 1 Gold medal
      Swimming
      4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay
    • 2 Silver medal
      Swimming
      4 x 100 metres Medley Relay

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