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Grant Hackett

Birthdate: (34)
Birthplace: Southport, QLD, Australia
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Husband of <private> Hackett (Giannarelli)
Father of Minor Child and Minor Child

Managed by: Nathan Luke Cowdrey
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    • <private> Hackett (Giannarelli)
    • Minor Child
    • Minor Child

About Grant Hackett

Grant Hackett is an Australian former swimmer most famous for winning the men's 1500 metres freestyle race at both the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. This achievement has led him to be regarded as one of the greatest distance swimmers in history. He also collected a gold medal in Sydney for swimming in the heats of the 4×200 m freestyle relay. He is well regarded for his versatility, and was formerly a long-time world record holder in the 1500 m and also in the 800 m freestyle, and 2nd and 4th in the 400 m and 200 m freestyle respectively. He has dominated the 1500 m event in the past decade, being undefeated in the event in finals from 1996 until the 2007 World Aquatics Championships. In total, he has won 10 World Championship gold medals.

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May 9, 1980
Southport, QLD, Australia
April 14, 2007
Age 26