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Amy Van Dyken

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Great Women in Sports. "Amy Van Dyken." Detroit: Visible Ink Press, 1996.

Newsmakers 1997. Issue 4. "Amy Van Dyken." Detroit: Gale Group, 1997.

Sports Stars. Series 1-4. "Amy Van Dyken." Detroit: U•X•L, 1994-98.


"Amy Van Dyken: Winner of 4 Gold Medals in Swimming in the Olympics Enjoys Post-Olympics Fame." People (December 30, 1996): 152.

Harris, Stephen. "Van Dyken Is Toughing It Out: U.S. Swimming Star Shows Nose for Winning—and a Heart for Healing—As She Makes Comeback." Boston Herald (May 28, 2000): B2.

"Olympic Notebook: Van Dyken Says This Is Last Games; Swimmer: Body Starting to Wear Down." Seattle Times (September 1, 2000): D12.


"Amy Van Dyken Returns to the Water." USA Swimming. http://cgi.swimmersworld.com/news/ (July 10, 2001).

"'Asthma All-Stars' Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Amy Van Dyken and Jerome Bettis to Appear in New Asthma Education Campaign." PR Newswire. http://galenet.galegroup.com/ (June 28, 2000).

"Olympic Wrap Up." Compiled from usswim.org. The Victor.com. http://www.thevictor.com (January 21, 2003).

Parrish, Paula (Scripps Howard News Service).

"Olympic Gold-Medal Swimmer Amy Van Dyken Plunges into Triathlon." Active.com. http://www.active.com/ (January 8, 2003).

Rainsberger, Lisa, and Tri Digest. "Van Dyken Completes First Triathlon." Triathlete Online. http://www.winningmag.com/news/ (January 14, 2003).

"U.S. Men, Women Set World Records in Relays: Olympics 2000." SportsLine.com Wire Reports. http://cbs.sportsline.com/ (September 23, 2000).

Zinser, Lynn. "Amy Van Dyken to Take Home Matched Set of Four Gold Medals." Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service. http://galenet.galegroup.com/ (July 27, 1996).

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