- Chris Thompson (swimmer)
Medal record Men's swimming Competitor for the United States Olympic Games Bronze 2000 Sydney 1500 m freestyle World Championships (SC) Silver 2002 Moscow 1500 m freestyle Pan American Games Bronze 2003 Santo Domingo 1500 m freestyle Pan Pacific Championships Bronze 1999 Sydney 1500 m freestyle
Christopher ("Chris") Lee Thompson (born November 30, 1978 in San Diego, California), (raised in Roseburg, Oregon) is an American swimmer, who won the bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in the 1500 m freestyle. He was the second American swimmer to go below the 15 minute mark on the 1500m and held the American Record for 4 years. He attended the University of Michigan where he was a member of the varsity team from 1997 to 2001. Both at Michigan and as a post graduate Chris swam under legendary coach Jon Urbanchek from 1997 to 2004. He still holds the NCAA and American records in the 1650 yard freestyle.
- Thompson's bio from USA Swimming.
- 20 Questions with Chris Thompson, from USA Swimming.
- Chris Thompson, Brooke Bennett Crowned King and Queen of Tiburon Mile. Swimming World Magazine online; published 2002-10-27; retrieved 2009-06-16.
2000 USA Olympic swimming team Men's team
Pat Calhoun • Chad Carvin • Ian Crocker • Josh Davis • Tom Dolan • Nate Dusing • Anthony Ervin • Scott Goldblatt • Gary Hall, Jr. • Tommy Hannan • Klete Keller • Lenny Krayzelburg • Jason Lezak • Tom Malchow • Ed Moses • Aaron Peirsol • Michael Phelps • Jamie Rauch • Kyle Salyards • Chris Thompson • Scott Tucker • Erik Vendt • Neil Walker • Tom Wilkens
Amanda Adkins • Samantha Arsenault • Amanda Beard • B. J. Bedford • Lindsay Benko • Brooke Bennett • Kim Black • Maddy Crippen • Misty Hyman • Kristy Kowal • Diana Munz • Rada Owen • Erin Phenix • Megan Quann • Gabrielle Rose • Kaitlin Sandeno • Courtney Shealy • Staciana Stitts • Julia Stowers • Ashley Tappin • Cristina Teuscher • Jenny Thompson • Dara Torres • Amy Van Dyken
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