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Last Updated: Tuesday, 22 July, 2003, 11:01 GMT 12:01 UK
World Swimming Championships - week two
Ian Thorpe celebrates his 400m freestyle win
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Australia's Ian Thorpe makes history in Barcelona, winning his ninth world championship gold medal in the 400m freestyle
Pieter van den Hoogenband shakes hands with Ian Thorpe after the Australian beats him in the 200m freestyle
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Thorpe (left) claims another gold when he ousts his great rival Pieter van den Hoogenband in the 200m freestyle
The Australian team stand on the podium after winning the 4x200m freestyle relay gold
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Thorpe (second right) takes his third gold of the championships when he anchors Australia to 4x200m freestyle relay gold
Michael Phelps swims on his way to winning 200m butterfly gold
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Michael Phelps destroys his own world record in the 200m butterfly semi-finals before cruising to gold in the final
Matt Welsh celebrates victory in the men's 50 metres butterfly final
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Australia's Matt Welsh celebrates breaking the men's 50 metres butterfly world record on his way to gold
Germany's Antje Buschschulte and Britain's Katy Sexton pose with their medals after the 100m backstroke
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Germany's Antje Buschschulte triumphs in a thrilling 100m backstroke ahead of Britain's Katy Sexton in second
Hannah Stockbauer swims on the way to winning the women's 1,500m freestyle
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Hannah Stockbauer of Germany storms to the gold medal and sets a new European record in the women's 1,500m freestyle
Leisel Jones celebrates breaking the women's 100m breaststroke world record
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Compatriot Leisel Jones also breaks a world record in the semi-final of the women's 100m breaststroke
Xuejuan Luo cries with delight after winning the 100m breaststroke
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But Jones only finishes third in the final as Xuejuan Luo of China (pictured) hangs on for gold in the 100m breaststroke
Japan's Kosuke Kitajima celebrates his record-breaking swim
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Japan's Kosuke Kitajima wins the men's 100m breaststroke in a world-record time of 59.78 seconds
James Gibson on his way to a bronze medal in the men's 100m breaststroke
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James Gibson finishes third to claim Britain's first medal of the championship
Ukrainian Yana Klochkova on the way to victory in the 200m individual medley
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Ukrainian Yana Klochkova wins gold in the 200m individual medley




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