U-M at the 2000 Summer Olympics 

MEDAL WINNERS

Tom Malchow photo

Tom
Malchow

Swimming
Tom Dolan photo

Tom
Dolan

Swimming
Jennifer Brundage photo

Jennifer
Brundage

Softball
Samantha Arsenault photo

Samantha
Arsenault

Swimming

Bernice Orwig photo

Bernice
Orwig

Water Polo

Chris Thompson photo

Chris
Thompson

Swimming

Marcel Woulda photo

Marcel
Wouda

Swimming

Gustavo Borges photo

Gustavo
Borges

Swimming

    Tom Dolan, men's swimming (USA)
       Gold, 400-meter individual medley
       Silver, 200-meter individual medley
    Tom Malchow, men's swimming (USA)
       Gold, 200-meter butterfly
    Jennifer Brundage, softball (USA)
       Gold
    Samantha Arsenault, women's swimming (USA)
       Gold, 800-meter freestyle relay
    Bernice Orwig, women's water polo (USA)
       Silver
    Chris Thompson, men's swimming (USA)
       Bronze, 1,500-meter freestyle
    Marcel Wouda, men's swimming (Netherlands)
       Bronze, 800-meter freestyle relay
    Gustavo Borges, men's swimming (Brazil)
       Bronze, 400-meter freestyle relay



U-M OLYMPICS HEADLINES

Official Site of the 2000 Summer Olympics
NBC Olympics Site: Tom Malchow Page
USA Swimming Olympics Site
• USA Official Sites: Softball | Water Polo | Basketball | Gymnastics
• Canada Official Sites: Swimming | Athletics

• 10/3/00 - U-M medal haul among best in history (Ann Arbor News)
• 9/29/00 - Sullivan half right on 1,500-meter predictions (Ann Arbor News)
• 9/29/00 - Sullivan photos from 1,500-meter run: 1 | 2 (SLAM! Sports)
• 9/29/00 - Sullivan finishes fifth in 1,500 final at Olympics (Slam! Sports)
• 9/27/00 - Sullivan carries "M," maple leaf into 1,500-meter final (Ann Arbor News)
• 9/26/00 - United States takes softball gold -- again (Ann Arbor News)
• 9/26/00 - Americans catch softball gold after all (Detroit News)
• 9/26/00 - U.S. softball team completes its golden comeback (ESPN.com)
• 9/25/00 - U.S. beats Australia, to face Japan for softball gold (ESPN.com)
• 9/24/00 - Americans keep softball gold-medal chances alive (ESPN.com)
• 9/24/00 - Thompson discovers he's not as slow as he thought (Ann Arbor News)
• 9/24/00 - Emotions pour out after U.S. loses water polo final (Ann Arbor News)
• 9/24/00 - U.S. makes softball medal round after shutout of Italy (ESPN.com)
• 9/23/00 - Thompson sets American record in 1,500 freestyle (Detroit News)
• 9/23/00 - Softball beats Italy, reaches medal round (CNNSI.com)
• 9/23/00 - Aussies take water polo gold in wild match (USA Water Polo)
• 9/23/00 - Thompson photos from 1,500 freestyle: 1 (USA Swimming)
• 9/23/00 - Thompson wins bronze medal in 1,500 freestyle
• 9/23/00 - U-M swimmers keep racking up medals (Ann Arbor News)
• 9/23/00 - Softball washes away troubles -- for now (Detroit Free Press)
• 9/23/00 - Orwig, U.S. stun top-ranked Netherlands (Detroit Free Press)
• 9/22/00 - Humble miler Sullivan looks to peak in Sydney
• 9/22/00 - Orwig's spectacular save helps U.S. into gold medal game (ESPN.com)
• 9/22/00 - Brundage 3-for-3 as USA Softball gets back on track (CNNSI.com)
• 9/22/00 - Thompson swims to great lengths in heat (Portland Oregonian)
• 9/22/00 - Thompson advances to 1,500-meter freestyle final
• 9/22/00 - U-M's Dolan finally finds silver lining (Detroit Free Press)
• 9/21/00 - Ray finishes 14th in all-around competition (Ann Arbor News)
• 9/21/00 - Ray waylaid by equipment foul-up (USA Today)
• 9/21/00 - Incoming freshman Arsenault wins gold in Sydney
• 9/21/00 - Dolan photo with 200 IM silver medal: 1 (USA Swimming)
• 9/21/00 - Dolan sets American record, takes silver in 200 IM (Ann Arbor News)
• 9/20/00 - Thompson ready to chase Olympic glory (Oregon News-Review)
• 9/20/00 - Arsenault photos from 800 free relay: 1 | 2 | 3 (USA Swimming)
• 9/20/00 - Arsenault helps USA to gold in 800 free relay (ESPN.com)
• 9/20/00 - Shakespeare photos from 800 free relay: 1 | 2 (SLAM! Sports)
• 9/20/00 - Behind the scenes on Malchow's glorious day (Detroit Free Press)
• 9/20/00 - Malchow family celebrates round-the-world (Pioneer Press)
• 9/19/00 - Tom Malchow photos from 200 fly: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 (USA Swimming)
• 9/19/00 - Chat with Urbanchek helps Malchow win gold (Ann Arbor News)
• 9/19/00 - Malchow wins gold in 200-meter butterfly (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
• 9/19/00 - Malchow golden in 200 fly, sets Olympic record (ESPN.com)
• 9/19/00 - Malchow soars into 200 fly final (Detroit Free Press)
• 9/18/00 - Six-year quest pays off for Dolan (ESPN.com)
• 9/18/00 - For Malchow, nothing will be as good as gold (Detroit Free Press)
• 9/18/00 - Dolan is golden again: From sick bed to podium (Detroit Free Press)
• 9/19/00 - Tom Dolan photos from 400 IM: 1 | 2 | 3 (USA Swimming)
• 9/16/00 - Shakespeare photos from 400 free relay: 1 | 2 (SLAM! Sports)
• 9/16/00 - Dolan repeats gold in 400 IM with world record (ESPN.com)
• 9/16/00 - Brundage homers as softball wins opener (ESPN.com)
• 9/14/00 - Dolan the pool shark wears his age well (Detroit Free Press)
• 9/14/00 - Hot tip turns Brundage into heavy hitter (Detroit Free Press)
• 9/14/00 - Kevin Sullivan's travels: Next stop Sydney (Detroit Free Press)
• 9/14/00 - Local athletes are excited for Games to begin (Ann Arbor News)
• Ongoing - Chris Thompson's Olympic Diary (USA Swimming)
• 9/10/00 - Orwig will reach Ann Arbor via Sydney (Ann Arbor News)
• 9/6/00 - Orwig's Goal: Water-Polo Gold in Sydney (USA Water Polo)
• 9/3/00 - Ex-men's club rower has Olympic dream (Ann Arbor News)
• 8/21/00 - Urbanchek Named to U.S. Men's Swimming Olympic Staff
• 8/20/00 - Elise Ray wins U.S. Olympic Team Trials (USA Gymnastics)
• 8/19/00 - Toman Misses Spot on U.S. Men's Gymnastics Olympic Team
• 8/17/00 - Thompson Makes U.S. Men's Olympic Swim Team in 1,500 Free
• 8/17/00 - Men's Gymnast Toman Fourth at U.S. Olympic Trials Prelims
• 8/16/00 - U-M Swimmers at the USA Olympic Trials -- Men | Women
• 8/14/00 - Ex-Men's Trackster Sullivan Makes Canadian Olympic Team
• 8/3/00 - 18 Wolverines Headed to U.S. Swimming Olympic Team Trials


The following is a list of University of Michigan representatives who are known to be going to the 2000 Summer Olympics September 13 through October 1 in Sydney, Australia. Years at U-M listed in parentheses. Individuals will be going as competitors unless otherwise noted.

PAST AND PRESENT MICHIGAN STUDENT-ATHLETES

Men's Swimming
Chris Thompson (1997-present), USA
Tom Dolan (1994-96), USA
Tom Malchow (1996-99), USA
Owen von Richter (1995-98), Canada
Mike McWha (1997-2000), Canada
Gustavo Borges (1992-95), Brazil
Marcel Wouda (1993-95), Netherlands
Francisco Suriano Siu (1997-2000), El Salvador
Derya Buyukuncu (1995-98), Turkey

Women's Swimming
Shannon Shakespeare (1997-2000), Canada

Men's Diving
Abel Sanchez (1992-95), Peru

Men's Track
Kevin Sullivan (1994-98), Canada

Men's Basketball
Rudy Tomjanovich (1968-70), USA head coach

INCOMING FRESHMEN WHO HAVE SIGNED LETTERS OF INTENT

Women's Swimming
Samantha Arsenault, USA

Women's Gymnastics
Elise Ray, USA

PRESENT U-M COACHES

Men's Swimming
Jon Urbanchek (head coach, 1983-present), USA assistant coach

Softball
Jennifer Brundage (assistant coach, 1999-present), USA

Women's Water Polo
Bernice Orwig (assistant coach, 2000-present), USA

For a review of past Wolverine Olympians, check out the Bentley Historical Library's online exhibit, Michigan in the Olympics, which goes from 1900 to present and is arranged by Olympic year as well as by athlete.