[Gold]Therese Alshammar, Sweden
[Silver]Jenny Thompson, U.S.
[Bronze]Inge de Bruijn, the Netherlands
Six of history's eight fastest could face off in thrilling final
[Gold]Claudia Poll, Costa Rica
[Silver]Susie O'Neill, Australia
[Bronze]Camelia Potec, Romania
Poll won first-ever Costa Rican gold medal in '96
[Gold]Hannah Stockbauer, Germany
[Silver]Diana Munz, U.S.
[Bronze]Brooke Bennett, U.S.
European champ Stockbauer is two seconds up on field this year
[Gold]Brooke Bennett, U.S.
[Silver]Kaitlin Sandeno, U.S.
[Bronze]Flavia Rigamonti, Switzerland
Bennett is world's best half-miler since Janet Evans
[Gold]Mai Nakamura, Japan
[Silver]Nina Zhivanevskaya, Spain
[Bronze]Antje Buschschulte, Germany
Zhivanevskaya was Olympian in '92 and '96 for Russia