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Dawn Fraser and Kristina Egerszegi have accomplished a feat that no woman has ever equaled. They are the only 2 women that have won Olympic gold medals in the same

Smith Still Swimming

Michelle Smith took part in her first swim meet since she won 3 Olympic gold medals in Atlanta. Smith said after winning the 50m freestyle final at the Bordeaux, France

Another World Record!

Adrian Radley, Ryan Mitchell, Geoff Huegill and Michael Klim of Australia set a world record in the 400m medley relay with a time of 3:30.91 at Australian Short Course Swimming

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In 1991 Matt Biondi received $54,970, the most for any American swimmer that year, from U.S. Swimming’s Athletes Assistance Program. Mike Barrowman and Janet Evans finished 2nd and 3rd with

Mitchell Sets a New World Record

From Reuter’s News Service – Australia’s Ryan Mitchell set a short-course world record in the men’s 200m breaststroke at the Australian Short Course Swimming Championships in Melbourne. Mitchell’s time of

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Jenny Thompson has won a total of 5 Olympic gold medals: the 400m freestyle relay, the 400m medley relay at the 1992 Olympics and the 400m freestyle relay, the 400m

Johnson Repeats as USOC Sportsman of the Year

From USA Today – Michael Johnson, who won 2 Olympic gold medals, which included a world record in the 200m, was selected sportsman of the year by the U.S. Olympic

Van Dyken USOC SportsWoman of the Year

From USA Today – Amy Van Dyken, after winning Olympic gold medals in the 50m freestyle, 100m butterfly, 400m freestyle relay and 400m medley relay, has been named the U.S.

Voelker Ready to Take On The World

From Reuter’s News Service – German swimmer Sandra Voelker dominated the European Sprint Championships this past weekend. Voelker won gold in the 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 50m backstroke, 200m freestyle

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At the 1988 Seoul Olympics, the Soviet Union awarded its athletes $19,000 for winning a gold medal.