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2006-04-07 18:45:28

Please read in first paragraph "Libby Lenton anchored a 4x100 medley relay world record" instead of "Libby Lenton anchored a 4x200 medley effort." SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Libby Lenton anchored a 4x100 medley relay world record and grabbed an individual gold on another stellar night for the Australian women at the world short course swimming championships on Friday. The understrength United States team also had a good evening with Ryan Lochte winning the men's 200 medley in world record...

2006-04-07 10:58:46

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Libby Lenton anchored a world record 4x200 medley effort and grabbed an individual gold on another stellar night for the Australian women at the world short course swimming championships on Friday. The understrength United States team also had a good evening with Ryan Lochte winning the men's 200 medley in world record time for his second title of the week, one of three golds for Americans on the third day of competition in Shanghai. Brooke Hanson added to...

2006-03-18 07:25:08

By Julian Linden MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Libby Lenton and Leisel Jones collected their second gold medals as Australia dominated the third day of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Lenton won the women's 100 metres freestyle and led off the triumphant 4x200m relay team while Jones added the 200m breaststroke title to her 50m success and remained on course for a unique treble. Olympic cycling champion Ryan Bayley also picked up his second gold by winning the men's sprint and the host...

2006-03-17 20:33:58

By Alastair Himmer MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's dominant women set the pace again in Saturday's heats on day three of the Commonwealth Games swimming competition. World champion and red-hot favorite Jessicah Schipper set a Games record of 58.49 seconds in the morning heats of the 100m butterfly, with Libby Lenton second quickest in 59.43. Lenton's bid for a record seven gold medals came unstuck on Thursday's opening night when she was upset by Scotland's Caitlin McClatchey in...

2006-03-15 21:19:51

By Alastair Himmer MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian Libby Lenton produced a conservative swim in the women's 200 meters freestyle heats at the start of her bid for seven Commonwealth Games gold medals on Thursday. Lenton clocked two minutes 0.16 seconds to finish third quickest but is still favorite to win her first gold medal in the evening final. Scotland's Caitlin McClatchey was fastest in 1:59.96 with Australian Linda Mackenzie second in 2:00.11. "It was a nice comfortable swim...


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