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Medal Picks
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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Individual foil

[Gold]Valentina Vezzali, Italy
[Silver]Sylwia Gruchala, Poland
[Bronze]Giovanna Trillini, Italy
Defending champ Trillini is trying to win a medal at her fourth straight Olympics.

Individual sabre

[Gold]Sada Jacobsen, U.S.
[Silver]Elena Nechaeva, Russia
[Bronze]Anne-Lise Touya, France
Jacobsen is the first U.S. woman fencer to be ranked No. 1 in the world.

FIELD HOCKEY

U.S. OUTLOOK: The U.S. women missed qualifying for Athens by one spot. The U.S. men—ranked 24th in the world and 0-28-1 in Olympic history—missed by much more.

Men

[Gold] Netherlands
[Silver] Australia
[Bronze] Pakistan
The Australian men have won six medals, none of them gold.

Women

[Gold] Australia
[Silver] Netherlands
[Bronze] Argentina
The Aussie women are two-time defending Olympic champs.

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