Aug. 1, 2009
ROME, Italy-- Stanford's Jason Dunford finished in sixth place in the 100-meter butterfly at the World Aquatic Championships, placing behind American Michael Phelps, who set the world record in the event.
Dunford, an All-American for Stanford, who was also sixth in the 50-meter butterfly earlier this week, swam 51.07, behind Phelps' record time of 49.82. It has been a very successful summer for the Cardinal senior, culminating in two Finals appearances this week, and three medals at the World University Games in Serbia in early July.
In other action, fellow Cardinal David Dunford was 50th (26.62) and Geoff Cheah was 67th (27.36) in the preliminaries of the 50-meter backstroke.
Overall Stanford Men's Swimming has won six medals at the Canadian and U.S. Trials and another six at the World University Games. They sent four swimmers to the World Championships.
OTHER EVENTS THIS SUMMER FOR THE CARDINAL:
Canada, Great Britain, Russia Tri-Meet, August 1-2 (Michael Zoldos, Matthew Swanston)
U.S. Open, Federal Way, WA, August 4-8 (Chad La Tourette, Bobby Bollier, Curtis Lovelace, Nick Koerner, Scotty Korotkin, Patrick Simpkins, Mack Montgomery, Aaron Wayne, Thomas Santoli and Dan Miller)
British Short Course Grand Prix, August 6-9 (Zoldos, Swanston, Paul Kornfeld)
CARDINAL MEN INTERNATIONALLY THIS SUMMER:
World Aquatic Championships:
Jason Dunford, 50 butterfly Finals (6th)
Jason Dunford, 100 butterfly Finals (6th)
David Dunford, 50 freestyle, Semifinals (16th)
STANFORD MEDAL WINNERS THIS SUMMER:
Canadian Trials (July, 2009)
Paul Kornfeld, Silver, 50 breaststroke
Paul Kornfeld, Silver, 200 breaststroke
Paul Kornfeld, Bronze, 100 breaststroke
Michael Zoldos, Silver, 400 freestyle
Michael Zoldos, Bronze, 1500 freestyle
U.S. Trials (July, 2009)
Curtis Lovelace, Bronze, 200 breaststroke
World University Games (July, 2009)
Chad La Tourette, Gold, 800 freestyle
Chad La Tourette, Silver, 400 freestyle
Chad La Tourette, Silver, 1500 freestyle
Jason Dunford, Gold, 100 butterfly
Jason Dunford, Silver, 50 butterfly
Jason Dunford, Bronze, 100 freestyle