Triple Olympic Champion Stephanie Rice to Help Indian Swimmers

Legendary Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice has been roped in by sports management firm Rhiti Sports, to help young swimmers in India.

updated: July 03, 2014 20:03 IST
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Stephanie Rice (C) will be a huge asset to budding Indian swimmers.

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New Delhi: Stephanie Rice, Australia's triple Olympic champion who called time on her illustrious swimming career in April this year at the age of 25, has joined sports management firm Rhiti Sports with an aim to improve the overall health of the water sport in India.

The champion swimmer had a humble upbringing in Queensland before she went onto become one of the biggest names in the sport by winning gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, all in world record time.

Rhiti Sports claimed that Rice plans to set up academies in India and is looking forward to grooming young talent.

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