Pan Am Games - Day 6
Aug 8, 1999
The final results and medal table from the swimming at the Pan Am Games in Winnipeg can be found in our meet results area. The medals table is included on the meet results page.
Tim Siciliano of the US won the mens 1500 m freestyle event in a time of 15:14.94. Luiz Lima of Brazil was second for the silver in 15:21.92. Luiz goes home with two medals one gold from the 400 free and one silver from this race. Ricardo Monasterio of Venezuela captured the bronze medal in 15:28.64. This is one of three medals that Venezuela captured at the games. In fourth spot in 15:44.15 was Nathan Lewis of the US and Mark Johnston of Canada was fifth in 15:53.07.
Cutis Myden picked up his second gold in the IM events with his win in the 200IM event in a time of 2:02.38. Joey Montague of the US was second in 2:03.08. Owen Von Richter of Canada picked up his second bronze medal in the IM events with a 2:03.80. In fourth was Stephan Baptista of Brazil in 2:06.20 and in fifth was Tony Kurth of the U.S. with a time of 2:06.29.
The medleu relay was closely contested with Brazil coming out on top to take the gold medal with a time of 3:40.27 followed closely by the U.S. in 3:40.57 and Canada in third in 3:41.04.
Tammie Spatz of the U.S. was the winner in the womens 50 freestyle with a time of 25.50. Eileen Coparropa of Panama was second in 25.78. She picked up Panama's first and only medal in the swimming competition at the Pan Am Games. Congratulations Eileen! Laura Nicholls of Canada was third in 26.10 and the fourth place spot was a tie between Flavia Delaroli of Brazil and Shannon Hosack of the U.S. who both touched the wall at 26.27.
In the womens 200m backstroke Denali Knapp of the U.S. picked up the gold with a 2:12.48. In second was her teammate Beth Botsford in 2:12.95 and in third was Kelly Stefanyshyn of Canada in 2:13.24. In fourth spot was Ana Gonzalez of Cuba in 2:16.70 and in fifth was Erin Gammel of Canada in 2:17.50.
The womens 200m butterfly was a one-two sweep for Canada. Jessica Deglau and Jennifer Button picked up medals with times of 2:09.64 and 2:12.09 respectively. In third for the U.S. was Kalyn Keller in a time of 2:14.60. In fourth was Ashley Ellis of the U.S. with a time of 2:18.17.