Horton Passes Perkins Chasing Hackett In Lake Of Legends – 14:39; McLoughlin 14:48

Mack Horton by Steve Christo for Swimming Australia Ltd

The promise gets closer to delivery: World junior champion in 2013 on 14:56.60, Mack Horton claimed the 2015 Australian 1500m title in 14:44.09. Today he took his first stroke into the lake of legends on 14:39.54: into the all-time Australia top 10 as No2 in textile chasing Grant Hackett, the 200 and 2004 Olympic champion, and past Kieren Perkins, the 1992 and 1996 Olympic champion. And Jack McLoughlin on 14:48.60 – 4th best Australian ever and on the plane to Rio for Olympic battle

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The promise gets closer to delivery: World junior champion in 2013 on 14:56.60, Mack Horton claimed the 2015 Australian 1500m title in 14:44.09. Today he took his first stroke into the lake of legends on 14:39.54: into the all-time Australia top 10 as No2 in textile chasing Grant Hackett, the 200 and 2004 Olympic champion, and past Kieren Perkins, the 1992 and 1996 Olympic champion. And Jack McLoughlin on 14:48.60 – 4th best Australian ever and on the plane to Rio for Olympic battle

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