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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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[Gold]Lin Weining, China
[Silver]Milena Trendafilova, Bulgaria
[Bronze]Erzsebet Markus, Hungary
Lin's world mark is 556.7 pounds

75 kg (165 lbs.)

[Gold]Kim Soon Hee, South Korea
[Silver]Svetlana Khabirova, Russia
[Bronze]Ruth Ogbeifo, Nigeria
National appeal financed knee treatment for Ogbeifo this year

75 + kg (165 + lbs.)

[Gold]Ding Meiyuan, China
[Silver]Agata Wrobel, Poland
[Bronze]Cheryl Haworth, U.S.
The 17-year-old Haworth lifts as much as 50,000 total pounds in a daily workout

Wrestling

FREESTYLE

54 kg (119 lbs.)

[Gold]Wilfredo Garcia, Cuba
[Silver]Namik Abdullayev, Azerbaijan
[Bronze]Adham Achilov, Uzbekistan
Watch 1998 world champion Sammie Henson of U.S.

58 kg (128 lbs.)

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