Ashley Callus retires


Sydney Olympic gold medallist Ashley Callus was aiming to become the first Australian to swim at four Olympic games, but has decided to retire now just five weeks out from the Olympic trials. Member of the never-to-be-forgotten ‘smashing guitars‘ relay :-)

“I’ve been to three Olympics, I have nothing more to prove to myself. The last thing I wanted to do at the age of 33 then is go (to trials) and make up the numbers”

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