Oct. 15, 2010
BEIJING, China-- Former Stanford swimmers Julia Smit, Elaine Breeden and Peter Marshall are all in the top-10 following the second of seven international world cup events this fall.
Following the Beijing event on October 12 and 13, Marshall is third overall with 904 points on the men's side, while Smit is fifth (915) and Breeden is ninth (895). The Singapore event begins on Saturday.
At the latest event on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, Smit won four medals in Beijing, winning gold in the 200 backstroke, and silver medals in the 100, 200 and 400-meter individual medleys. Smit along with the Netherlands' Hinkelien Schreuder each had four medals, the most of any competitor.
Breeden won a gold in the 200 butterfly and a silver in the 100 fly. Marshall also had two medals, winning the 50 backstroke and winning silver in the 100 backstroke.
Both women are competing in their first world cup after finishing up their eligibility, Marshall last swam at Stanford in 2004. Marshall was third last year, earning $30,000, setting the world record in the 50 back three times.
The complete schedule for the world cup includes: Rio de Janeiro (Sept 10-12), Beijing (October 12-13), Singapore (October 16-17), Tokyo (October 20-21), Berlin (October 30-31), Moskow (November 2-3) and Stockholm (November 6-7). Over 80 swimmers are a part of each event.
Beijing World Cup Results
World Cup Schedule