Thorpe 1:49.16 and 5th in the Australian Trials 200 free prelims


Olympic superstar Ian Thorpe has made a great start in his campaign to qualify for the Olympics, clocking 1:49.16 behind Ryan Napoleon in 1.48.27, Kyle Richardson in 1:48.57, Kenrick Monk in 1:48.72, Cameron McEvoy in 1:48.89 and with David McKeon also clocking 1:49.16. Semis are in a few hours, then the final tomorrow.


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