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U.S. medal haul hits goal of 100

Updated: August 29, 2004, 1:23 PM ET
By Sherry Skalko | ESPN.com

ATHENS, Greece -- What does an Olympic athlete think when he hears another country's goal is to win 100 medals?

"Must be America," Australian sprinter Clinton Hill said after winning the silver in the men's 4 x 400, finishing second to you-know-who. "They're a force, they've always been a force, they always will be a force."

The Norwegians, who figured they could win four golds, felt as though they hit the jackpot when Andreas Thorkildsen made it five with his victory in the men's ...

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