U.S. breaks 4×100m freestyle record - without Phelps

It is easy to start thinking that Michael Phelps is only swimmer on the U.S. men’s Olympic team, but the team of Nathan Adrian, Cullen Jones, Ben Wildman-Tobriner and Matt Grevers won their preliminary in world record time.

Katie Hoff after her bronze medal win, set an Olympic record in 400 meter individual medley, breaking Janet Evan’ 20 year old Olympic record.

Federica Pellegrini of Italy broke the record again, swimming the fastest qualifying time.


bob in MT - August 11, 2008 @ 10:41 pm

Rudy T., after coaching the Houston Rockets to an NBA Championship as underdogs, said something to the effect of “NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE HEART OF A CHAMPION!”.

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