Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
UA Olympic Update
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: August 11, 2008
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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Aug. 11, 2008

UA Notes for Monday, Aug. 11

** Juan Veloz, a native of Mexico City, Mexico, was the only Wildcat in the water during competition Monday evening in Beijing. He participated in the 200-meter butterfly heats, where he finished eighth in heat six with a time of 1:57.32. Incidentally, Veloz swam in the same heat as the USA's Michael Phelps, who set a new Olympic record during the swim with a time of 1:53.70.

** The U.S. women's volleyball team was swept by Cuba on Monday and are now 1-1 in pool play. Kim Glass notched three kills and one block, while playing in two of the three games against the Cubans.

Olympic Schedule for Tuesday, Aug. 12


Session 1

Women's 200m Freestyle Semifinal

Men's 200m Freestyle Final

Women's 100m Backstroke Final

Men's 100m Backstroke Final

Women's 100m Breaststroke Final

Men's 200m Butterfly Semifinal

Women's 200m Individual Medley Semifinal

Session 2

Men's 100m Freestyle Prelims

Women's 200m Butterfly Prelims

Men's 200m Breaststroke Prelims

Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay Prelims

Men's Basketball

Lithuania v. Iran


Aug. 12, USA v. Australia

For specific events and times, please check the official 2008 Beijing Olympic schedule at

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UA Medal Count

Gold Silver Bronze Total 0 1 0 1

Lacey Nymeyer, USA; women's 4x100-meter relay team (silver)