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Brian Cazeneuve
August 02, 2004
Here's the outlook for all 301 events, as well as the U.S. prospects and a gallery of international stars
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August 02, 2004

Medal Picks

Here's the outlook for all 301 events, as well as the U.S. prospects and a gallery of international stars

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[Gold]Filip Meirhaeghe, Belgium
[Silver]Julien Absalon, France
[Bronze]Bart Brentjens, Netherlands
Meirhaeghe's physique has earned him the nickname Popeye.

Women

Road race

[Gold]Oenone Wood, Australia
[Silver]Mirjam Melchers, Netherlands
[Bronze]Susanne Ljungskog, Sweden
The word oenone means "wood nymph" in Greek.

Individual time trial (road)

[Gold]Judith Arndt, Germany
[Silver]Joane Arrola Somarriba, Spain
[Bronze]Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli, France
Longo-Ciprelli, 45, is a six-time Olympian who's won four medals.

500-meter time trial (track)

[Gold]Yvonne Hijgenaar, Netherlands
[Silver]Jiang Yong Hua, China
[Bronze]Anna Meares, Australia
Jiang holds the world record of 34.000 seconds.

3,000-meter individual pursuit

[Gold]Sarah Ulmer, New Zealand
[Silver]Leontien van Moorsel, Netherlands
[Bronze]Katie Mactier, Australia
Ulmer broke van Moorsel's world record in May with a time of 3:30.604.

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