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Krayzelburg Named USOC Athlete of the Month

Oct 18, 2000

Lenny Krayzelburg has been named USOC Athlete of the Month for September. He was given the honour based on his triple gold medal performance in Sydney.

Krayzelburg won both the 100 and 200 meter backstroke events and led off the US Men's 4x100m Medlay Relay which picked up the gold and set a world record in the event.

Krayzelburg led the voting over track's Michael Johnson, taekwondo's Steven Lopez, cycling's Marty Nothstein and wrestling's Rulon Gardner.