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SPORT: Swimming (50 free, 4 X 100 free relay)
LOCAL CONNECTION: Attended Florida
WHEN: 50 free: Aug. 15 (heats), Aug. 16 (semifinals), Aug. 17 (finals); 4 X 100 free relay: Aug. 9 (heats), Aug. 10 (finals)
BUZZ: Her story -- 40-year-old mom making an Olympic comeback after having a child -- gained her plenty of TV time. Oh, yeah: she also won. She captured three silver medals -- finished second in the Women's 50m Freestyle with a time of 24.07; finished second in the Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay with swimmers Natalie Coughlin, Kara Lynn Joyce and Lacey Nymeyer; finished second in the Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay with swimmers Natalie Coughlin, Christine Magnusona and Rebecca Soni.
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December 10, 2007