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Lindsay Mintenko

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NameLindsay Mintenko
Full nameLindsay Dianne Benko Mintenko
NationalityUnited States
StrokesFreestyle, backstroke
ClubTrojan Swim Club
College teamUniversity of Southern California
Height1.85 m

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Lindsay Mintenko (née Benko) (born November 29, 1976 in Elkhart, Indiana) is a freestyle swimmer from the United States, who represented her native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 2000 (Sydney, Australia). There she was a member of the gold medal winning 4×200 m freestyle relay. Four years later in Athens, Greece she earned gold swimming in the heats of the 4×200 m freestyle relay, and silver swimming the heats of the 4×100 m freestyle relay.

Lindsay Mintenko currently works for USA Swimming as the national team managing director.

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What does USA Swimmings National Team division do? National Team Managing Director Lindsay Mintenko talks about the various services offered to our Olympic a...
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Two-time Olympian and USA Swimming National Team General Manager Lindsay Mintenko recounts her favorite memory from the IU Natatorium.
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Preceded by
CR Claudia Poll
Women's 400 metre freestyle
world record holder (short course)

January 26, 2003 - December 10, 2005
Succeeded by
FR Laure Manaudou

Medal Record
Women's swimming
Competitor for the United States
Olympic Games
Gold2000 Sydney4x200 m freestyle
Gold2004 Athens4x200 m freestyle
Silver2004 Athens4x100 m freestyle
World Championships (LC)
Gold2003 Barcelona4x100 m freestyle
Gold2003 Barcelona4x200 m freestyle
Silver1998 Perth4x200 m freestyle
Silver2003 Barcelona4x100 m medley
World Championships (SC)
Gold2000 Athens 400 m freestyle
Gold2002 Moscow 200 m freestyle
Gold2002 Moscow200 m backstroke
Gold2004 Indianapolis4x100 m freestyle
Gold2004 Indianapolis4x200 m freestyle
Silver2000 Athens4x200 m freestyle
Silver2002 Moscow4x200 m freestyle
Silver2002 Moscow4x100 m medley
Silver2004 Indianapolis 200 m freestyle
Bronze2000 Athens200 m backstroke
Pan Pacific Championships
Gold1997 Fukuoka4x200 m freestyle
Gold1999 Sydney4x100 m freestyle
Gold1999 Sydney4x200 m freestyle
Gold2002 Yokohama200 m freestyle
Gold2002 Yokohama4x200 m freestyle

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
Women's Team
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
Coaches
Peter Banks * Jack Bauerle * David Marsh * Richard Quick (Women's Head Coach) * Eddie Reese * Dave Salo * Mark Schubert (Men's Head Coach) * Jon Urbanchek

2004 USA Olympic Swimming Team

Men's Team
Ian Crocker * Nate Dusing * Mark Gangloff * Scott Goldblatt * Gary Hall, Jr. * Brendan Hansen * Bryce Hunt * Larsen Jensen * Klete Keller * Dan Ketchum * Lenny Krayzelburg * Jason Lezak * Ryan Lochte * Tom Malchow * Aaron Peirsol * Michael Phelps * Scott Usher * Peter Vanderkaay * Erik Vendt * Neil Walker * Gabe Woodward
Women's Team
Amanda Beard * Lindsay Benko * Caroline Bruce * Kristen Caverly * Haley Cope * Maritza Correia * Natalie Coughlin * Margaret Hoelzer * Katie Hoff * Rhi Jeffrey * Kara Lynn Joyce * Kalyn Keller * Dana Kirk * Tara Kirk * Rachel Komisarz * Colleen Lanné * Diana Munz * Carly Piper * Kaitlin Sandeno * Jenny Thompson * Dana Vollmer * Amanda Weir
Coaches
Bob Bowman * Frank Busch * Teri McKeever * Richard Quick * Eddie Reese (Men's Head Coach) * Dave Salo * Mark Schubert (Women's Head Coach) * Jon Urbanchek

Olympic Champions in Women's 4×200 m Freestyle Relay

1996: USA (Jackson, Teuscher, Taormina, Thompson) * 2000: USA (Arsenault, Munz, Benko, Thompson) * 2004: USA (Coughlin, Piper, Vollmer, Sandeno) * 2008: AUS (Rice, Barratt, Palmer, Mackenzie)

World Short Course Champions in Women's 200 m Freestyle

1993: Karen Pickering (GBR) * 1995: Claudia Poll (CRC) * 1997: Claudia Poll (CRC) * 1999: Martina Moravcová (SVK) * 2000: Yang Yu (CHN) * 2002: Lindsay Benko (USA) * 2004: Josefin Lillhage (SWE) * 2006: Yang Yu (CHN) * 2008: Kylie Palmer (AUS)

World Short Course Champions in Women's 400 m Freestyle

1993: Janet Evans (USA) * 1995: Claudia Poll (CRC) * 1997: Claudia Poll (CRC) * 1999: Nadezhda Chemezova (RUS) * 2000: Lindsay Benko (USA) * 2002: Yana Klochkova (UKR) * 2004: Kaitlin Sandeno (USA) * 2006: Kate Ziegler (USA) * 2008: Kylie Palmer (AUS)

World Short Course Champions in Women's 200 m Backstroke

1993: He Cihong (CHN) * 1995: Mette Jacobsen (DEN) * 1997: Chen Yan (CHN) * 1999: Mai Nakamura (JPN) * 2000: Antje Buschschulte (GER) * 2002: Lindsay Benko (USA) * 2004: Margaret Hoelzer (USA) * 2006: Margaret Hoelzer (USA) * 2008: Kirsty Coventry (ZIM)

World Short Course Champions in Women's 4×100 m Freestyle Relay

1993: PR China (Lu Bin, Shan Ying, Jia Yuanyuan, Le Jingyi) * 1995: PR China (Chao Na, Shan Ying, Han Xue, Le Jingyi) * 1997: PR China (Le Jingyi, Chao Na, Shan Ying, Nian Yin) * 1999: Great Britain (Sheppard, Huddart, Pickering, Rolph) * 2000: Sweden (Jöhncke, Alshammar, Kammerling, Sjöberg) * 2002: Sweden (Lillhage, Alshammar, Sjöberg, Kammerling) * 2004: United States (Weir, Joyce, Benko, Thompson) * 2006: Netherlands (Dekker, Schreuder, Groot, Veldhuis) * 2008: Netherlands (Schreuder, Heemskerk, Dekker, Veldhuis)

World Short Course Champions in Women's 4×200 m Freestyle Relay

1993: China (Shan Ying, Zhou Guanbin, Le Jingyi, Lu Bin) * 1995: Canada (Limpert, Shakespeare, Evanetz, Malar) * 1997: China (Luna Wang, Nian Yin, Chen Yan, Shan Ying) * 1999: Sweden (Lillhage, Jöhncke, Sjöberg, Svahnström) * 2000: Great Britain (Huddart, Jackson, Legg, Pickering) * 2002: China (Xu Yanvei, Zhu Yingwen, Tang Jingzhi, Yang Yu) * 2004: United States (Vollmer, Komisarz, Benko, Sandeno) * 2006: Australia (Barratt, Schipper, Reese, Lenton) * 2008: Netherlands (Dekker, Heemskerk, Veldhuis, Kromowidjojo)

Pan Pacific Champions in Women's 200 m Freestyle

1985: Carrie Steinseifer (USA) * 1987: Mitzi Kremer (USA) * 1989: Patricia Noall (CAN) * 1991: Nicole Haislett (USA) * 1993: Claudia Poll (CRC) * 1995: Suzu Chiba (JPN) * 1997: Claudia Poll (CRC) * 1999: Susie O'Neill (AUS) * 2002: Lindsay Benko (USA) * 2006: Katie Hoff (USA)

Pan Pacific Champions in Women's 4×100 m Freestyle Relay

1985: USA (Steinseifer, Johnson, Griglione, Mitchell) * 1987: USA (Johnson, Cornelius, Walker, Torres) * 1989: USA (Thompson, Cooper, Steinseifer, Haislett) * 1991: USA (Martino, Hedgepeth, Thompson, Haislett) * 1993: USA (Valerio, Haislett, Martino, Thompson) * 1995: USA (Van Dyken, Martino, Valerio, Thompson) * 1997: USA (Fox, Valerio, DeMan, Thompson) * 1999: USA (Kolbisen, Fox, Benko, Thompson) * 2002: AUS (Henry, Mills, Thomas, Ryan) * 2006: USA (Weir, Coughlin, Joyce, Nymeyer)

Pan Pacific Champions in Women's 4×200 m Freestyle Relay

1985: USA (Wayte, Radke, Walker, Steinseifer) * 1987: USA (Kremer, Radke, Marley, O'Leary) * 1989: USA (Kremer, Cassiday, Evans, Kole) * 1991: USA (Haislett, Hedgepeth, Evans, Anderson) * 1993: USA (Haislett, Evans, Anderson, Thompson) * 1995: USA (Teuscher, Valerio, Jackson, Thompson) * 1997: USA (Benko, Whitney, Cail, Thompson) * 1999: USA (Benko, Stonebraker, Thompson, Teuscher) * 2002: USA (Coughlin, Hill, Munz, Benko) * 2006: USA (Coughlin, Nymeyer, Vollmer, Hoff) *



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