September 17, 2000
CYCLING Men, time trial * Gold--Jason Queally, Britain; Silver--Stefan Nimke, Germany; Bronze--Shane Kelly, Australia Women 500m time trial * Gold--Felicia Ballanger, France; Silver--Michelle Ferris, Australia; Bronze--Cuihua Jiang, China FENCING Men, individual epee * Gold--Pavel Kolobkov, Russia; Silver--Hugues Obry, France; Bronze--Lee Sang-Ki, South Korea JUDO Men, 60 kg * Gold--Tadahiro Nomura, Japan; Silver--Bu-Kyung Jung, South Korea; Bronze--Manolo Poulot, Cuba and Aidyn Smagulov,
June 16, 2005 |
The last time Amanda Beard and Kaitlin Sandeno competed against Ukrainian swimmer Yana Klochkova, they each earned silver medals in individual medley races at the 2004 Olympic Games; Klochkova took home the golds. Nearly 10 months later, the trio will race on a different continent and in different races today through Sunday at the TYR Swim Meet of Champions at the Marguerite Recreation Center in Mission Viejo.
August 29, 2001 |
Haley Cope outlasted Inge de Bruijn in the anchor leg of the 400-meter freestyle relay today to help clinch an American victory over Europe in the opening event of the Goodwill Games swimming program. American Kirsten Caverly won the 200 breaststroke and the 400 individual medley, and teammate Amy Balcerzak-Field took the 50 and 100 breaststroke events to give the Americans an 82-67 victory in the head-to-head team competition.
August 15, 2004
CYCLING: Men's Road Race G Paolo Bettini, Italy S Sergio Paulinho, Portugal B Axel Merckx, Belgium Women's Synchronized 3-Meter Springboard G Wu Minxia and Guo Jingjing, China S Vera Ilina-Julia Pakhalina, Russia B I. Lashko-C.
September 23, 2000 |
Brooke Bennett finally caught Janet Evans. Bennett, of Plant City, Fla., took her second individual gold medal, winning the 800 freestyle in an Olympic record of 8 minutes 19.67 seconds. The previous mark, 8:20.20 by Janet Evans, stood since the 1988 Seoul Games. Bennett, who also won the 400 freestyle, has been aiming for the Evans records for years. "It's so exciting, so overwhelming to get two gold medals and break records," said Bennett, who was 3.
August 15, 2004 |
If the torch can be passed in a swimming pool, it happened here in the final event Saturday, the women's 400-meter freestyle relay at the Olympics. The greatest relay swimmer in recent history couldn't hold a lead, and a new generation, led by Australian Jodie Henry, stepped right up. So often, 31-year-old American Jenny Thompson has been the closer on successful relays, but this time, it wasn't even close.