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Fact Of The Day

Oct 1, 1999

Did you know famous Australian swim coach, Forbes Carlile, was Australia's first ever competitor in the Modern Pentathlon at the Olympic Games. Forbes competed at the 1952 Games in Helsinki where he finished 25th. Interestingly, four years previously, at the London Olympics, he was the swimming coach of the Australian team.

Kevin Berry
Gold Medalist
200 metres fly, Tokyo
Author of "2000 Things You Didn't Know About The Olympic Games"