Grant Hackett Go For Gold Signed Print
Grant George Hackett OAM (born 9 May 1980) 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 has held the long course world record in the 200 m, 800 m, and 1500 m freestyle. He has dominated the 1500 m event for a decade, being undefeated in the event in finals from 1996 until the 2007 World Aquatics Championships. In total, he has won 10 long-course world championship gold medals.
Hackett was the captain of the Australian swimming team from the time the role was reintroduced in 2005 until his retirement in 2008.
This Go for Gold print is a must have for all Australian sports collectors.
GRANT HACKETT GO FOR GOLD
- Hand signed by Grant Hackett
- Hand signed by artist Cliff Sheldrake
- Limited edition to 2000 units worldwide
- Presented in a deluxe scratch resistant timber frame
- Approximate framed dimensions 800mm W x 960mm H