Former swimming star Grant Hackett found after disappearing from family home


Troubled Olympian Grant Hackett has been found “alive and sober” on the Gold Coast, according to his father Neville.

Hackett, who was reported missing by his father on Thursday afternoon, made contact with police late in the day.

“Grant’s been found alive and sober,” Mr Hackett said outside the family’s Mermaid Waters home. “He’s spoken to police.”



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