On Wednesday, former Bear Anthony Ervin took gold in the 400 free relay. He led off the Americans' relay team and had a split time of 47.28. Then today, Ervin took home the bronze medal in the 50 freestyle with a mark of 20.99.
Current Cal swimmer Tom Shields is also having quite a tournament. Today in the semifinals of the 50 butterfly, he set an American record and finished second with a time of 22.58. On Thursday, Shields won the silver medal in the 100 butterfly with a time of 49.54, beating American Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte along the way.
Also, former Cal athlete Damir Dugonjic of Slovenia won silver in the 100 breaststroke on Thursday in a time of 57.32. Another former Bear, Martti Aljand of Estonia, finished fourth in the same race with a mark of 57.85.