Lenny Krayzelburg

The Ukrainian-born backstroker takes three golds, showing the Aussies who rules the pool

All but one of the olympic swimmers in Sydney last week were competing for a single country. Lenny Krayzelburg was representing one and a half. The handsome backstroker wears the uniform of the U.S., but beneath the red, white and blue is a splash of the Soviet Union's red and gold.

Last week the 24-year-old Krayzelburg called on both aspects of his background to win three gold medals and lead an underrated U.S. team to an astounding 33 medals in the pool. In a week in which some big fish got reeled in--Australian sensation Ian Thorpe, Dutch wonderboy Pieter van den...

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