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Newz Forum: OLYMPICS: Parry claims Britain's second medal

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posted on Aug, 17 2004 @ 11:56 AM
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Stephen Parry claimed Great Britain's second medal of the Olympic Games with a fine bronze in the 200m butterfly. Parry finished behind US star Michael Phelps, who took his second gold with a great swim, clocking a new Olympic record of one minute 54.04 seconds.
 

Japan's Takashi Yamamoto took silver, with Parry third, setting a new British and Commonwealth record of 1:55.52.

A tearful Camelia Potec of Romania won the women's 200m freestyle from Italy's Federica Pellegrini in a tight finish.

Pieter van den Hoogenband and Ian Thorpe have both qualified for the final of the men's 100m freestyle.

But there was a scare for Thorpe, who finished third in his semi-final, and was the slowest of the eight qualifiers.

BBC Sport




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