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Don Talbot, mastermind behind Australia’s golden swimming era, dies aged 87 – The Guardian

Don Talbot is being remembered as a ‘coaching magician’ after the former Australian swimming mentor and inaugural Australian Institute of Sport director passed…

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Don Talbot is being remembered as a coaching magician after the former Australian swimming mentor and inaugural Australian Institute of Sport director passed away on Tuesday, aged 87.
The International Swimming Hall of Fame member first took charge of Australias swim team in the 1960s and held official titles at seven Olympic Games. He also enjoyed stints with both Canada and the United States and was named the inaugural director of the Australian Institute of Sport in 1980.
The master strategist…

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