Feigen wins silver in 4x100m medley relay at World University Games
Aug. 19, 2011
SHENZHEN, China – Texas senior Jimmy Feigen claimed his third medal of the meet and anchored the USA’s 4x100m medley relay to a silver medal Friday evening on the final day of the swimming competition at the 2011 World University Games.
With the United States in fourth place after the relay’s opening three legs, Feigen anchored the relay and split 49.05 on his freestyle leg to vault the Americans into a silver medal finish. Feigen teamed up with Rex Tullius, George Klein and Timothy Phillips to take silver in 3 minutes, 37.92 seconds while Japan won the gold in 3:35.02. New Zealand and Italy tied for the bronze medal in 3:38.75.
Feigen collects his third medal of the meet to go with gold medals in the 100m freestyle and the 4x100m freestyle relay. Texas-Ex Michael Klueh, who won two gold medals and a silver medal earlier in the meet, finished just off of the awards podium Friday in the 1500m freestyle and placed fourth in 15:06.73.
Current and former Texas swimmers accounted for eight American medals (6 gold, 2 silver) at the World University Games.