Jenny Thompson Wins Two More Medals On Final Day Of Pan Pac's
Aug. 29, 2002
Yokohama, Japan - Former Stanford swimmer Jenny Thompson added two medals on the final day of the 2002 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships to finish the six-day event with five medals. Thompson picked up a Bronze Medal in the 100 meter freestyle (54.75) and helped the U.S. to a Silver Medal in the 4x100 meter medley relay (4:01.15) by swimming the butterfly leg (58.32) at the Yokohama International Swimming Pool. Thompson is the most decorated athlete in Olympic history with 10 medals over the last three Olympic Games.
Current California swimmer Natalie Coughlin picked up her fourth gold medal of the event with a victory in the 100 meter freestyle, recording a new American record with a time of 53.99. Coughlin also swam the backstroke leg (1:00.09) on the 4x100 meter Silver Medal medley relay team.
American Margaret Hoelzer was the other individual winner Thursday with a victory in the 200 meter backstroke (2:11.00).
An Australian 4x100 meter medley relay team of Dyana Calub, Leisel Jones, Petria Thomas and Jodie Henry also won a Gold Medal with a time of 4:00.50.