Aussie Duel & Fever Pitch In The Pool: When Grant Hackett Raced Kieren Perkins, 30 Laps

In his heyday in the pool: Grant Hackett; inset with Kieren Perkins - by Patrick B. Kraemer

This day in Sydney 15 years ago, Grant Hackett claimed gold ahead of Australian teammate Kieren Perkins in the 1500m freestyle. It was lore, out was legend, it was a legacy and a tradition in motion, a nation on tenterhooks, a sport in global focus. It was duel; it was fever pitch in the pool

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This day in Sydney 15 years ago, Grant Hackett claimed gold ahead of Australian teammate Kieren Perkins in the 1500m freestyle. It was lore, out was legend, it was a legacy and a tradition in motion, a nation on tenterhooks, a sport in global focus. It was duel; it was fever pitch in the pool

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easyspeed

Perkins & Hackett = 2 legends. Respect!

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