Medina Qualifies for Semi-Finals at U.S. Olympic Trials
July 9, 2004
LONG BEACH, Calif. - Junior Lauren Medina took a step toward Athens this morning, qualifying for the semi-final of the women's 200-meter freestyle. Medina, a member of Cal's NCAA Champion 800-meter freestyle relay team, finished seventh in the 200-meter freestyle preliminary with a time of 2:01.84, over a second faster than her seed time.
In the preliminaries of the women's 200-meter individual medley preliminaries, Cal junior Amy Ng finished 51st, touching the wall in 2:23.33.
NBC will carry a tape-delayed broadcast of the U.S. Swimming Olympic Trials tonight from 8-9 p.m.
Cal finishers are shown below. Full results can be seen at www.usaswimming.org.
2004 U. S. Olympic Team TrialsWomen 200 LC Meter Freestyle Preliminaries7 Medina, Lauren California Aquatics 2:01.8448 Chandler, Ashley California Aquatics 2:05.2250 Reilly, Erin California Aquatics 2:05.55
Women 200 LC Meter IM Preliminaries51 Ng, Amy California Aquatics 2:23.43