Thorpe Reveals New Coach Touretski


Ian Thorpe’s mentor Leigh Nugent said he has no doubt controversial coach Gennadi Touretski is the right person to steer the five-time Olympic champion to next year’s London Games...

"When I first heard about Ian returning to swimming I was pleased for him and I was also pleased for Australian swimming," he said. "We all know that he left the sport at a young age and having seen him over the last couple of days I have no doubt that he still has plenty to offer the sport and plenty to achieve from a personal perspective." (G. Touretski)

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