Ian Thorpe’s mission for seven District Recreations gold awards was ruined on a night at the point when England’s resurgent swimmers included 11 decorations to their noteworthy record haul Thorpe had to settle for silver in the 100 meters backstro

Ian Thorpe’s mission for seven District Recreations gold awards was ruined on a night at the point when England’s resurgent swimmers included 11 decorations to their noteworthy record haul

Thorpe had to settle for silver in the 100 meters backstroke last in Manchester last night after being beaten by top choice what’s more, individual Australian Matt Welsh
The Thorpedo, having as of now won five golds in his offer to join 1972 Olympian Stamp Spitz as a seven-time winner, once in a while swims the occasion what’s more, is a second-and-a-half slower than Welsh’s best
Welsh, as of now District 50m backstroke
champion, was persuaded after being precluded from the 200m backstroke last since of a suspect start

Thorpe, 19, said: ‘I’m not at all disappointed I was concentrating on swimming seven events, not fundamentally winning seven golds I swam each race as well as I could I’ve done that so I’m happy I’m not in Matt’s field in this event ‘

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