kirsty coventry

Olympics: Phelps takes his medal tally to 21; US overtake China (Overall Roundup)


August 4th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) American swimmer Michael Phelps won the men's 100-metre butterfly to take his Olympic golds to 17 and overall medals tally to 21, and thanks to ... Read more...

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Australian Seebohm sets record in backstroke heats


July 29th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australia's Emily Seebohm underlined her status as a leading contender for 100 metres backstroke gold by setting a new Olympic swimming record in the heats ... Read more...

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Phelps wins show-down in Foro Italica with world record


August 2nd, 2009 - 8:21 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 2 (DPA) Michael Phelps Saturday broke the world record in the men's 100m butterfly to win world championship gold in the Foro Italico in Rome. Phelps said that it was ... Read more...

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Phelps equals Spitz’s record, rowing double for Australia (Lead)


August 16th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 16 (DPA) Michael Phelps Saturday equalled Mark Spitz's record of seven gold medals at one Olympics as he took the men's 100-metre butterfly at the Beijing Games. Zimbabwean Kirsty Coventry ... Read more...

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Phelps equals Spitz’s record of seven gold medals


August 16th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 16 (DPA) Michael Phelps Saturday equalled Mark Spitz's record of seven gold medals at one Olympics as he won the men's 100m butterfly. Also winning gold in the day were ... Read more...

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Phelps swims to ninth gold, US and China grab four golds each


August 12th, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 12 (DPA) US superstar Michael Phelps won the 200m freestyle in world record time Tuesday, making him only the fifth Olympian in history to have won nine golds. It was ... Read more...

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Second Phelps win as records tumble, Spanish cyclist doped out


August 11th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 11 (DPA) Four world records tumbled in a remarkable second day of Olympic swimming Monday as American superstar Michael Phelps' attempt to win an unprecedented eight gold medals stayed on ... Read more...

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Kirsty Coventry sets Women’s 100m Backstroke world record, credit falls to Zimbabwe


August 11th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Kristy Coventry, the first African to win a medal at the Beijing games, taking silver in the 4x100 metres womens freestyle relay. She came just 0.44 seconds behind Australia's Katie Price, who ... Read more...

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