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Jenny Thompson Named Sportswoman of Year Finalist

Sep 5, 2000

Swimmer Jenny Thompson has been named as a finalist in the individual catergory by the Women's Sports Foundation.

The finalist will be presented at the Foundation's 21st Annual Salute to Women in Sports Awards Dinner on October 16 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.

This year's finalists in the Individual category include

  • Lindsay Davenport,USA, Tennis
  • Kristi Overton Johnson, USA, Water Skiing
  • Marion Jones, USA, Track and Field
  • Michelle Kwan, USA, Figure Skating
  • Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann, GER, Speed Skating
  • Marla Runyan, USA, Track and Field
  • Hanne Staff, NOR, Orienteering
  • Ryoko Tamura, JPN, Judo
  • Jenny Thompson, USA, Swimming
  • Karrie Webb, AUS, Golf