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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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1,500 meters

[Gold]Tatiana Tomashova, Russia
[Silver]Yelena Zadorozhnaya, Russia
[Bronze]Olga Yegorova, Russia
No nation has ever swept a women's race this long at the Olympics.

5,000 meters

[Gold]Elvan Abeylegesse, Turkey
[Silver]Tirunesh Dibaba, Ethiopia
[Bronze]Jane Wanjiku, Kenya
Abeylegesse, a former Ethiopian, is the first Turk to hold a world track record.

10,000 meters

[Gold]Berhane Adere, Ethiopia
[Silver]Werknesh Kidane, Ethiopia
[Bronze]Derartu Tulu, Ethiopia
Ethiopia made Tulu, a double Olympic champ, an 11th-hour roster addition.

Marathon

[Gold] Paula Radcliffe, Great Britain
[Silver]Catherine Ndereba, Kenya
[Bronze]Elfinesh Alemu, Ethiopia
Radcliffe's name aptly anagrams to: Full pace...afraid?

100-meter hurdles

[Gold] Gail Devers, U.S.
[Silver] Perdita Felicien, Canada
[Bronze]Brigitte Foster, Jamaica
Devers has won the U.S. hurdles title 10 times but never the Olympic crown.

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