Ian Thorpe falls short in butterfly heat
SINGAPORE -- Five-time Olympic gold medalist Ian Thorpe ended his comeback swimming meet Saturday after failing to qualify for the 100-meter butterfly final at a World Cup event in Singapore.
Thorpe, who placed seventh in the 100-meter individual medley final Friday, finished fourth in his heat Saturday, a full two seconds behind teammate Chris Wright, who won the race. His time of 54.09 seconds was 11th overall.
"I'm disappointed because I thought I'd be a little bit faster," Thorpe ...
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