Krayzelburg, Jensen Capture Medals On Final Day of 2004 Olympic Swimming
Aug. 21, 2004
Trojan swimmers Lenny Krayzelburg and Larsen Jensen won medals on Saturday (Aug. 21) on the final day of the swimming competition at the 2004 Athens Olympics.Krayzelburg took home a gold medal as a member of United States' 400-meter medley relay team by virtue of swimming the backstroke leg in yesterday's prelims. Today, the U.S. team of Aaron Piersol, Brendan Hansen, Ian Crocker and Jason Lezak won the final in a world record time of 3:30.68. It was Krayzelburg's first medal in Athens after winning 3 golds in the 2000 Sydney Olympics.Jensen captured a silver medal in the 1500-meter freestyle in an American record time of 14:45.29. He finished behind winner Grant Hackett of Australia (Olympic record 14:43.40).With these medals, a total of 13 medals have been won by a current, former or future Trojan in the 2004 Games. Athletes who attended USC before, during or after their Olympic appearance now have collected 109 golds, 63 silvers and 58 bronzes.