News24 speaks to Aussie swim legend Ian Thorpe about SA talent


Australian swimming sensation and five-time gold medal winner at the 2000 Summer Olympics, Ian Thorpe, spoke to News24 Live about the fresh ‘pool’ of SA swimming talent. Watch.

Thorpe is currently in Cape Town as a guest speaker at the World Sports Values Summit for Peace and Development.

We also ask him about the significance of Durban hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

See News24

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