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Wednesday, July 29, 1992 - The Michigan Daily Summer Weekly -15

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Borges, Namesnik strike silver
Barrowman, Ferguson
go for the gold today

from staff and wire reports
BARCELONA, Spain - Two
Michigan swimmers found the silver
lining in their Olympic competition
earlier this week. In yesterday's 100-
meter freestyle race, Gustavo Borges
- swimming for his native Brazil -
won the silver medal with a time of
49.40 seconds.
EricNamesnikwonhissilvermedal
MICHIGAN
IN THE
GAMES OF
OLYMP
Monday in the 400-meter IM.
Borges, who was an NCAA and
Big Ten champion in his first season at
Michigan, wasedgedout by Alexandre
Popov of the Unified Team. Popov
won the gold with a time of 49.02. The
bronze wenttoFrance'sStephanCaron
ofFrance,whofinishedin49.50.Ameri-
can Jon Olsen placed fourth at 49.51.
Teammate and world record holder
Matt Biondi was next at 49.53.
Borges was also a member of the
seventh-place team in the 800-meter
freestyle relay for Brazil. The four-
some finishedin 7:24.03, more than 12

seconds off the world-record pace of
7:11.95 set by the gold medalist Uni-
fied Team. In the 200-meter freestyle,
Borges failed to qualify for the finals
after placing 21stin the prelims.
Namesnik, whoredshirted this sea-
son to prepare for the Olympics, was
rewarded Monday with his silver
medal.
Hefinishedin4:15.57,morethana
second behind the Olympic record
4:14.23 set by Hungary's Tamas
Damyi, the gold medalist. Namesnik
wasthetopqualifierinMonday'spr-
liminaries, finishinghisheatin4:17.75.
Damyi has been victorious in all
three head-to-head battles with
Namesnik.Healsowonthegoldmedal
in the 1988 games.
Today,formerMichiganswimner
and world-record holder Mike
Barrowman hits the water in the 200-
meter breaststroke. Barrowman who
has broken the world record five times
since he first did it in 1989 is the
favorite in today's event. His current
world record is 2:10.60.
Barrowman's stiffest competition
shouldcome fromNickGillinghamof
Great Britain, Spain's Sergio Lopez
and fellow American Roque Santos.
Santos, who trains with Barrowman in
Maryland withHungarian coach Jozsef
Nagy, beat Barrowman in the Olym-
pic Trials in March.
The qualifying round starts at 3:30
am. eastem time and the final is at
noon. The top eight competitors from
See OLYMPICS, Page 16

FILE PHOTO / Daily
Michigan's Eric Namesnik won a silver medal in Monday's competition at the Olympics. Namesnik earned his
medal in the 400-meter IM race.

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Sports Info. earns recognition

from staff reports
Publications produced by members
of the Michigan Athletic Public Rela-
tions staff throughout the 1991-92 aca-
demic year received national and Dis-
trict honors from the College Sports
Information Directors of America
(CoSIDA). Announcement of the
awards was made at the organizations
annual workshop in Lexington, Ky.
earlier this month.
EightMichiganpublicationsplaced
among the nation's top 20 in their re-
spective competitions, ledby a "Bestin
the Nation" citation for the 1991 field
hockey guide produced by assistant
Sports Information Director Amy
Carlton.The 1991 women'scrosscoun-
try and 1992 Rose Bowl guides were
each awarded second in the nation
awards. The 1992 softball guide fin-
ished seventh in the nation.
Other Top 20 placings included the
1992women'sgymnasticsguide, 14th;
1991 football guide, 16th; women's

tennis guide, 17th ; and 1991 football
game programs 20th.
Both the women's cross country
and Rose Bowl Guides received "Best
Cover in the Nation" awards.
Five publications placed among the
top five in CoSida District IV contests:
football guide, third; baseball guide,
fourth; footballgameprograms, fourth;
men's basketball guide, fourth; and
women's basketball guide, fifth.
Directed by Assistant Athletic Di-
rector Bruce Madej, the 1991-92 Wol-
verine Athletic Public Relations staff
responsible for publication production
included assistants Carlton, Jim
Schneider and Bill Wickett; interns
ToddBell,StephanieBurchillandScott
Tingwald; volunteerinternsMiltonLiu
and Greg Patterson; and student assis-
tants Greg Andrade, Barb Crossman,
Todd Fedewa, Marc Gregory, Kendra
Michaelson, Amy Nygard, Kerry Say-
ers and Randy Winograd.

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