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Grant Hackett

Australian swimmer
Hackett in May 2017

Grant George Hackett OAM (born 9 May 1980) is a former Australian swimmer. He is best known for winning the men's 1500 metres freestyle race at both the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. He retired after the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

Hackett was born in Southport of the Gold Coast, Queensland. He was married to singer Candice Alley from 2007 to 2013. The couple have twin children, born in 2009.[1]

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  1. "Grant Hackett's twins joy". news.com.au. Herald Sun. 21 April 2009. Retrieved 16 February 2017. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)

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