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  •   Home > News > Sports > Swimming

    Champion Australian swimmer Kyle Chalmers plans to quit swimming after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to pursue an AFL career

    Champion Australian swimmer Kyle Chalmers plans to quit swimming after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to pursue an AFL career


    The Olympic gold medallist says playing AFL is his dream.

    Chalmers, who won 100 metre freestyle gold and two bronze medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics, played Australian rules football as a youth before concentrating on swimming.

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