Thorpe to sign deal with Touretski


According to the Herald Sun, russian Gennadij Touretski, who guided the careers of Olympic gold medallists and world record-breakers Michael Klim and Alexander Popov, is set to formally secure a new coaching deal with Ian Thorpe. Touretski coaches out of Tenero, a small town on the shores of Lake Maggiore, about an hour’s drive from the Australian Institute of Sport’s European headquarters in Varese, Italy.

Ian Thorpe, photo courtesy of mtlin, cc by-nc-nd


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