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Photo Galleries Tuesday, 30 July, 2002, 11:21 GMT 12:21 UK
Thorpe confirms class

Men's 400m freestyle final

Australia's Ian Thorpe took nine tenths of a second off the old world mark
The Thorpedo on his way to gold medal number one and a new world record

Australian Grant Hackett is second with Graeme Smith third winning Scotland's first medal in the pool
Ian Thorpe celebrates gold ahead of fellow Australian Grant Hackett in second

Women's 200m freestyle

England's Karen Pickering and Karen Legg finish first and second in the first swimming final of the Games
Karen Pickering celebrates winning gold for England breaking the Commonwealth record

Australia's Petria Thomas and Elka Graham share bronze
Karen Legg makes it an England one two coming in a fraction of a second behind Pickering

Men's 200m butterfly final

England's Hickman, who at one stage was two lengths ahead of compatriot Craig Parry and Norris and just off world record pace, ran out of steam with only a few metres to go.
Craig Parry heads for second place as Australia's Justin Norris took gold in the butterfly

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