Lenny Krayzelburg’s Journey From Odessa To Olympian Heights In Stars & Stripes

Lenny Krayzelburg (USA) by Patrick B. Kraemer

Today marks the 15th anniversary of Lenny Krayzelburg’s 100m backstroke victory at the Sydney Olympic Games, where he also claimed gold in the 200m. A tribute to his achievement as part of series on the Games of 2000

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Today marks the 15th anniversary of Lenny Krayzelburg’s 100m backstroke victory at the Sydney Olympic Games, where he also claimed gold in the 200m. A tribute to his achievement as part of series on the Games of 2000

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Ger

The injury in 2003 severely hampered his preparation for Athens and he considered qualifying for the 2004 team as much an achievement as winning in 2000. A great pity he had such a disrupted Olympic cycle. It would have been great to see him race Peirsol in top shape.

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