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Thompson finishes fifth in 100 fly

Updated: August 15, 2004, 5:17 PM ET
By Steve Woodward | Special to ESPN.com

ATHENS -- Sunday night was de ja vu for American icon Jenny Thompson.

A day after earning her 11th Olympic medal since 1992 -- a silver in the women's 4x100 relay -- the Columbia University medical school student was back to work in the 100-meter butterfly, an event that did not go well for her four years ago at the Sydney Games where she placed fifth.

In Athens, Thompson, who is running low on time as her storied Olympic swimming career nears an end, was never a factor in the race ...

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