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Olympics: ranks ex-Cal swimmer Coughlin as America’s 10th-greatest Olympian

By Jeff Faraudo
Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 at 3:15 pm in Alumni, Olympics.

Former Cal swimmer Natalie Coughlin, winner of 11 Olympic medals, is ranked No. 10 on’s list of the greatest American Olympians.

Coughlin tweeted: “What a compliment. Named by @ESPN as one of the top American Olympians in history.  THANK YOU!”


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  • Juancho

    Well as someone who doesnt know how to swim, i can appreciate the majesty and mystery of it.

  • buster99

    don’t forget Matt Biondi at #18