Linda Robertson

July 29, 2012

Relay loss leaves U.S. swimming treading water in Olympics

Order was not restored in the Olympic pool on Sunday night. In fact, it was jumbled again. A day after Michael Phelps failed to get on the Olympic medal podium for the first time since 2000, he swam much better. But it didn’t matter. Silver in the 400-meter freestyle relay doesn’t matter. Sounds harsh, but it’s true, especially when the foursome from the United States included the two best swimmers in the world.

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Linda Robertson

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Linda Robertson has been a reporter at the Herald since 1983. She writes sports features and columns and has covered both the Winter and Summer Olympics beat.

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