Coughlin Wins Silver With 400 Relay

Aug. 15, 2004

ATHENS, Greece - Former Cal swimmer Natalie Coughlin won her first Olympic medal today on the opening evening of swim competition at the 2004 Athens Olympics as a member of the American 4x100-meter relay team. The team of Kara Lyn Joyce, Natalie Coughlin, Amanda Weir and Jenny Thompson won the silver with a time of 3:36.39. The women's 400m free relay set an American record.Updated American team swimming results are available at Coughlin is joined on the American team by fellow Cal alum Haley Cope and U.S. assistant and Cal head coach Teri McKeever.