Libby Trickett

Gold and bronze to Australia in 100 meter women’s butterfly

Australia wins gold and bronze in the 100 meter women’s butterfly!
Gold medal goes to Libby Trickett, silver to Christine Magnuson from the United States and bronze to Jessicah Schipper.

11 years ago

Other Headlines

It is nice to see a list of non-US athletes for a change. Here is Ron Judd’s list of The Seattle Times.

1. Liu Xiang, hurdler, China
See here for more articles on Liu Xiang
2. Yelena Isinbaeva, pole vaulter, Russia
Current world record holder of the women’s pole vault and first woman to jump more than 5 [...]

The swimming competition at the 2008 Beijing Olympics will be remembered for the fantastic new Water Cube Stadium and the LZR racer swimsuits, which should bring a swag of new records.
Head Australian coach Alan Thompson said the games will be the fastest ever.
“I think it’s going to be the fastest ever,” Thompson said in Kuala [...]

American swimmer Jessica Hardy has tested positive for a banned substance.
Hardy had qualified to swim in the 100m breaststroke, the 50m freestyle and the 4×100m freestyle relay in the Beijing Olympics.
A first time of fence usually carries a two year ban, but she can still make an appeal.
41-year-old Dara Torres will be the sole [...]