Michael Gross: There is too little money in swimming


(Sorry for my poor German-to-English translation here, but this is noteworthy, off swimsportsnews.de) … )

20 years after his triple Olympic gold winning swimming career, Michael “The Albatross” Gross hardly ever follows swimming. ‘I’ve seen nothing from the last World Championships. It is pure coincidence if I watch any swimming.” Gross criticizes the lack of professionalism in swimming: “There is too little money in swimming to build any professionalism”, he says, “you need professional teams with personal responsibility.” Read swimsportnews.de


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