Stanford's Williamson earns bronze at Pan Am swimming


Stanford junior Max Williamson earned a bronze medal in the men's 400-meter individual medley at the Pan American Games on Thursday in Toronto, Canada. Williamson, from Ft. Mitchell, Ky.), clocked 4:16.91.

Elsewhere, former Stanford All-American Eugene Godsoe was sixth in the men's 100-meter fly in 52.66.

After two days of pool competition, Team USA owns 16 medals -- six gold, five silver and five bronze.

The Americans won four gold medals on Thursday as Kelsi Worrell won the women's 100 fly in 57.78 after posting a personal best of 57.27 in the prelims, Caitline Leverenz took the women's 800 free in a Pan Am Games record of 4:35.46, Giles Smith won the men's 100 fly in 52.04, and the women's 800 free relay team won in 7:54.32 for another Pan Am Games mark.

Swimming competition runs through Saturday.

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