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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] Aaron Peirsol, U.S.
[Silver]Matt Welsh, Australia
[Bronze] Lenny Krayzelburg, U.S.
Aaron's sister, Hayley, won a world silver in the non-Olympic 1,500 free last year.

200-meter backstroke

[Gold] Aaron Peirsol, U.S.
[Silver]Gregor Tait, Great Britain
[Bronze]Simon Dufour, France
Phelps passed on this race (and a likely silver) after Peirsol beat him at trials.

100-meter breaststroke

[Gold]Brendan Hansen, U.S.
[Silver] Kosuke Kitajima, Japan
[Bronze]Darren Mew, Great Britain
Hansen's world record (59.30) broke the minute barrier for U.S. swimmers.

200-meter breaststroke

[Gold]Brendan Hansen, U.S.
[Silver] Kosuke Kitajima, Japan
[Bronze]Jim Piper, Australia
Hansen was third in both breaststroke events at the 2000 trials.

100-meter butterfly

[Gold] Ian Crocker, U.S.
[Silver] Michael Phelps, U.S.
[Bronze]Andrii Serdinov, Ukraine
Crocker (gold) and Phelps (silver) both broke the world record at '03 worlds.

200-meter butterfly

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