Bill Sweetenham temporay high performance coach of New Zealand


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Sweetenham, who oversaw the emergence of Australian legends Ian Thorpe and Grant Hackett before six contentious years as high performance director of British swimming, will take up a short-term role on February 8.

Swimming New Zealand said 62-year-old Sweetenham, who reviewed the organisation’s high performance structure in 2008, will be initially contracted as a high performance coach until the national championships in mid-March.

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