Women's 400m Individual Medley

Women's 400m Individual Medley swimming Beijing Olympics Word Record: Katie Hoff, USA, 4:32:89

Venue: National Aquatic Center

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Katie Hoff after her bronze medal win, set an Olympic record in 400 meter individual medley, breaking Janet [...]

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Stephanie Rice has won Australia’s first gold medal in the women’s 400 Individual Medley. She did it in a record time of 4:29.45.
Kirsty Coventory from Zimbabwe finished second and Katie Hoff from the United States finished in third place to take the bronze medal.

Elizabeth Beisel set the pace in the the women’s 400 meter individual medley. She recorded a time faster than world record holder Katie Hoff in last night’s heats.
“That wasn’t bad, but it was only a heat, so hopefully I can get another good one in the final,” said 15-year-old Beisel, from Rhode Island.
“I wasn’t [...]

Katie Hoff won the women’s 400 meters freestyle at the U.S. swimming trials just after setting a world record for the 400 meter individual medley.
Brendan Hansen won the 100 meters breaststroke earning a place in the Olympic team. He holds the world record for the event.
Christine Magnuson won the women’s 100 butterfly also earning [...]