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Reuters Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe gives back his autograph to a fan during a signing event at a department store in Seoul - Photo

Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe gives back his autograph to a fan during a signing event at a department store in Seoul

Thursday November 17, 05:09 AM
Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe (R) gives back his autograph to a fan during a signing event promoting an Australian natural health brand at a department store in Seoul November 17, 2011. Five-time Olympic gold medalist Thorpe is visiting South Korea as part of a celebration honouring 50 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries, local media reported. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING POLITICS)