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Aussie swimmer: 'I went to hell and back'

It's been quite a life journey to end up at the Rio Olympics, Australian swimmer Daniel Smith tells Passion for Sport ...

Australian swimmer Daniel Smith had dreamed of representing his country since the age of five. But his life spiralled out of control as he became caught up in a life of drink, drugs and crime. 

He tells Passion for Sport the story of how he went ‘through hell and back’, before being selected for the Olympic Games in Rio, and of how his faith has made him a new person.

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