Awards And Accomplishments
|At age 15, was the youngest male swimmer ever to win a world championship.
|Thorpe has won eight gold medals, more than any athlete in the Federation Internationale de Natation Amateur.
||Silver medal (400-meter freestyle) at the Pan Pacific Games
||Two gold medals at the World Championships; won four gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur
||Named Australian Swimmer of the Year; named World
||Three Olympics gold medals, and two silver; listed among People's "Sexiest Men Alive: Awesome Aussies"
||Six gold medals at the World Championships; set three individual world records in the 200-meter, 400-meter, and 800-meter freestyles
||Received the American International Athlete Trophy; set a new world record in the 400-meter freestyle; won six gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester; won five gold medals at the Pan Pacific Games in Yokohama, Japan