Discussion

Americans Wilkinson, Hildenbrand advance

Updated: August 21, 2004, 1:56 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Laura Wilkinson is in a familiar position heading into the 10-meter platform final.

The defending Olympic champion was fourth after Saturday's semifinal, needing a comeback and some mistakes by her competitors for a chance to win another medal.

It worked that way in Sydney when she rallied from fifth place to win gold, taking advantage when those ahead of her botched their dives. She was the first American since 1964 to win the 10-meter title.

This ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE OLYMPICS HEADLINES