Swimming-Chalmers hopes '40-year-old' body can hold up until 2024 Games


FILE PHOTO: Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Swimming - Men's 100m Freestyle - Semifinal 2 - Tokyo Aquatics Centre - Tokyo, Japan - July 28, 2021. Kyle Chalmers of Australia in action REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian swimmer Kyle Chalmers says shoulder operations have left him feeling like a 40-year-old at the age of 23 but hopes his body will hold up for another Olympics at Paris in 2024.

The South Australian, who won 100 metres freestyle gold at Rio and silver at Tokyo, said everyday activities had become a grind after years of surgeries and punishment in the pool.

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