Pan Am Games

August 14, 1991

* Capsules of yesterday's events.

MEDAL COUNT (TOP 10)

.. .. .. .. .. .. .G .. ..S .. .B .. Tot

United States .. .. 109 .. 104 .. 74 .. 287

Cuba .. .. .. .. .. 116 .. .57 .. 57 .. 230

Canada .. .. .. .. ..17 .. .31 .. 47 .. .95

Mexico .. .. .. .. ..15 .. .19 .. 30 .. .64

Brazil .. .. .. .. ..15 .. .15 .. 30 .. .60

Argentina .. .. .. .. 2 .. .10 .. 21 .. .33

Colombia .. .. .. .. .3 .. .12 .. 14 .. .29

Venezuela .. .. .. .. 2 .. .11 .. 16 .. .29

Puerto Rico .. .. .. .2 .. ..4 .. .6 .. .12

Domin. Rep. .. .. .. .0 .. ..5 .. .4 .. ..9

BASEBALL

* In a game that meant little to the U.S. team, Todd Greene of Martinez, Ga., kept it from being a day for the Americans to forget.

Greene, a reserve third baseman with only nine at-bats at the Pan American Games, went 4-for-5 with a towering two-run home run as the United States beat Canada, 9-5 in 11 innings.

The Americans, with a spot in this weekend's medal round and a trip to next summer's Olympics firmly in hand, gave their sluggers a respite from the tropical heat as the team toiled through its second four-hour contest in less than 24 hours.

The United States, with only a 3-2 loss to Cuba, finished round-robin play with a 7-1 record.

In other games, Nicaragua shut out Aruba, 15-0, and Puerto Rico beat the Netherlands Antilles, 13-3.

CYCLING

* Jeanne Golay of Hollywood, Fla., won the gold medal and Jan Bolland of Collinsville, Colo., took the bronze in the women's individual road race. Golay was timed in 1 hour, 31 minutes and 21 seconds to edge Odalis Toms of Cuba, who finished at 1:32:31.

Robinson Merchan of Venezuela won the men's road race in 3:49:57 with Heriberto Rodriguez-Gallo of Cuba second. Robert Mionske of Madison, Wis., was the top U.S. finisher, taking sixth place.

SOFTBALL

* Alan Rebeling of Fairfield, Iowa, pitched the United States to a 2-1 victory over Cuba. The United States will play Canada for the gold medal.

SWIMMING

* Dorsey Tierney of Louisville, Ky., shattered the Pan Am record in the women's 200-meter breaststroke twice and Lisa Jacob of Mission Viejo, Calif., took the gold in the 200 freestyle as U.S. swimmers captured four more gold medals and three silvers.

Tierney's time of 2:28.69, was nearly seven seconds faster than the record she broke earlier in the day. The NCAA champion's time was the second best ever by an American and second fastest in the world this year.

Jacob finished with a time of 2:02.06, winning by a body length over Barbara Metz of Stanford.

In the men's competition, Alex Kostich of Stanford and Jody Braden of Seattle swam to a gold-silver finish in the men's 400 freestyle. Kostich led throughout the race to win in 4:23.96.

The only race the Americans haven't won among 10 in two days of competition was the men's 100 butterfly, the speciality of Olympic and Pan Am champion Anthony Nesty of Surinam. Nesty won in 53.45 seconds.

WATER POLO

* Cuba defeated the United States, 9-5, to win the gold medal in what is being called the biggest upset of the Pan Am Games.

The United States had won the last six Pan American titles without losing a game.

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