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Jenny Thompson

Awards And Accomplishments

Thompson won an unprecedented 19 NCAA titles in four years at Stanford and led the university's team to four consecutive national championships. Holds a total of eight Olympic gold medals.
1987 Won 50-meter freestyle at Pan American Games
1992 Set new world record in 100-meter freestyle at the U.S. Olympic trials
1992 Olympic gold medals in 400-meter freestyle relay and 400-meter medley relay, and silver medal in 100-meter freestyle
1993 Six gold medals at Pan Pacific meets
1993 Five U.S. national titles and five NCAA titles
1993 Named U.S. Swimming's Swimmer of the Year
1995 Won 100-yard butterfly, 100-yard freestyle, and 200-yard individual medley at NCAA Championships
1996 Three gold medals at Olympics in Atlanta
1998 Won first major international award in an individual event and a total of four gold medals at World Championships
1998 Named U.S. Swimming's Swimmer of the Year
1999 Set world record in 100-meter butterfly at Pan Pacific Championships
2000 Three gold medals at Olympics in Sydney: 400-meter medley relay, 400-meter freestyle relay, and 800-meter freestyle relay, as well as bronze medal in 100-meter freestyle

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