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Medal Picks
Brian Cazeneuve
September 11, 2000
Who will take home gold, silver and bronze in each of the Games' 300 events? And who will be worth watching, win or lose?
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September 11, 2000

Medal Picks

Who will take home gold, silver and bronze in each of the Games' 300 events? And who will be worth watching, win or lose?

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Long jump

[Gold]Iv´┐Żn Pedroso, Cuba
[Silver]James Beckford, Jamaica
[Bronze]Kareem Streete-Thompson, Cayman Islands
U.S.-born, raised in the Caymans, Streete-Thompson jumped internationally for U.S. in '93

Triple jump

[Gold] Jonathan Edwards, Great Britain
[Silver]Charles Friedek, Germany
[Bronze]Rostislav Dimitrov, Bulgaria
Vicar's son Edwards gets higher calling: to top step of medals stand

Pole vault

[Gold]Michael Stolle, Germany
[Silver]Maksim Tarasov, Russia
[Bronze]Dmitriy Markov, Australia
Tarasov won in '92 but failed to make Russian team in '96

Shot put

[Gold]Adam Nelson, U.S.
[Silver] C.J. Hunter, U.S.
[Bronze]Yuriy Belonog, Ukraine
Andy Bloom from Knoxville, Tenn., could give U.S. 1-2-3 sweep for seventh time in history

Discus

[Gold]Virgilijus Alekna, Lithuania
[Silver]Lars Riedel, Germany
[Bronze]Adam Setliff, U.S.
Riedel won four straight world titles from 1991 through '97

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