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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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4 x 200-meter freestyle relay

[Gold] Australia
[Silver]U.S.
[Bronze] Germany
East Germany's world record of 7:55.47 has stood since 1987.

4 x 100-meter medley relay

[Gold] Australia
[Silver]U.S.
[Bronze] China
This race could yield Jenny Thompson's ninth career Olympic gold—all in relays.

SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING

U.S. OUTLOOK: Russian emigrant Anna Kozlova was fourth in duet at the last two Games with different partners. She now teams with Alison Bartosik; the pair placed fourth at the 2003 worlds. The U.S. team was fifth in 2000 after winning in 1996.

Duet

[Gold]Davydova & Ermakova, Russia
[Silver]Tachibana & Takeda, Japan
[Bronze]Mengual & Tirados, Spain
Tachibana and Takeda would be the first in the sport to win four Olympic medals.

Team

[Gold] Russia
[Silver] Japan
[Bronze]U.S.
The Russians are defending world and Olympic champions.

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