Olympic Gold & Silver
Gold Medalist in the 4 x 100 Medley Relay
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At the 2000 Olympic Trials, Jason Lezak finished fourth in the 100-meter freestyle, clocking a personal-best time of 49.15. By finishing among the top six, Lezak earned a spot as the 3rd leg on the American 4x100 free relay in Sydney where he won a silver medal. He also swam on the preliminary 4 x 100 Medley Relay which gave him a gold medal as well. At the 1999 Pan American Championships, contested at the Olympic pool in Sydney, Lezak swam in the American 4x100 free relay that finished second behind the Australians.