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Top 5: Memorable sporting comebacks to rival Phelps (5)

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Ian Thorpe

Football News
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The man nicknamed Thorpedo retired in 2006, and he said this was a "celebration of his success".

He then attempted a comeback in 2011, as he tried to make the Australian team for the 2012 Olympics.

Ultimately the dream return turned in to a nightmare, as Thorpe failed to make the cut at the Australian time trials.

Thorpe had to be content working as a pundit for the Games, instead.

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Michael Phelps
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