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Olympic sprinter Dean Capobianco sells his four-bedroom home in Sydney’s Clovelly for $5.4million 

Olympic sprinter Dean Capobianco sells his four-bedroom home in Sydney’s Clovelly for more than $5.4million

Former Olympian sprinter Dean Capobianco has sold his four-bedroom home in Sydney’s beachside suburb of Clovelly for over $5.4m, over $1M above its price guide.   

The property was meant to go to auction on August 28 with a price guide of $4.5M, but instead sold on Saturday after just 10 days on the market, according to realestate.com.au. 

The retired athlete, who competed in the 1992 Barcelona and 1996 Atlanta games, and his wife, Jules, had  purchased the property in 2009 for $1.46million and spent an additional $200,000 on a further extension deeper into the block. 

Sold! Former Olympian sprinter Dean Capobianco has sold his four-bedroom home in Sydney’s beachside suburb of Clovelly for over $5.4m, over $1M above its price guide 

Racing days: The retired athlete, who competed in the 1992 Barcelona and 1996 Atlanta games (pictured), and his wife, Jules, had listed their property with a price guide of $4.5million

Racing days: The retired athlete, who competed in the 1992 Barcelona and 1996 Atlanta games (pictured), and his wife, Jules, had listed their property with a price guide of $4.5million 

The home has four spacious bedrooms, including the master suite with built-in wardrobes and an ensuite.

Further down the hallway is the well-designed common bathroom, the laundry and storage room.

There is also an open-plan living, dining room and kitchen, which features top-end appliances and an Italian marble splashback.

Roomy: The home has four spacious bedrooms, including the master suite with built-in wardrobes and an ensuite

Roomy: The home has four spacious bedrooms, including the master suite with built-in wardrobes and an ensuite

Essentials: Further down the hallway is the well-designed common bathroom (pictured), the laundry and storage room

Essentials: Further down the hallway is the well-designed common bathroom (pictured), the laundry and storage room

Family space: There is also an open-plan living, dining room and kitchen (pictured)

Family space: There is also an open-plan living, dining room and kitchen (pictured)

The full-length glass doors leading to the backyard allow natural light to flood the rest of the home.

Outside is a seated area with a dining table, perfect for outdoor entertaining.

The elevated garden leads up to the secure parking area for two cars in the rear. 

Well-designed: The kitchen features top-end appliances and an Italian marble splashback

Well-designed: The kitchen features top-end appliances and an Italian marble splashback

Great outdoors: Outside is a seated area with a dining table, perfect for outdoor entertaining

Great outdoors: Outside is a seated area with a dining table, perfect for outdoor entertaining

Car space: The elevated garden leads up to the secure parking area for two cars in the rear

Car space: The elevated garden leads up to the secure parking area for two cars in the rear

During Olympic career, Dean competed in the 200-metre sprint in Barcelona. He took part in the 4 × 100 metre relay at the Atlanta games. 

In 1996, he was caught up in a drug scandal when he tested positive to steroids, which he blamed on eating too much red meat before a drugs test.

This year Dean was appointed CEO of geospatial data company Geoscape Australia. 

New career: During Olympic career, Dean competed in the 200-metre sprint in Barcelona. He took part in the 4 × 100 metre relay at the Atlanta games. This year he was appointed CEO of geospatial data company Geoscape Australia

New career: During Olympic career, Dean competed in the 200-metre sprint in Barcelona. He took part in the 4 × 100 metre relay at the Atlanta games. This year he was appointed CEO of geospatial data company Geoscape Australia

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