December 3, 2009
The Associated Press. Eric Shanteau, left, raises his arms in victory to after receiving the gold medal in the men's 200-yard individual medley at the U.S. Short Course swimming nationals in Federal Way, Wash., on Thursday. Shanteau won in 1 minutes, 44.05 seconds, while Andre Schultz, right, finished in second.
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FEDERAL WAY, Wash. -- Eric Shanteau is cancer-free and winning races again.Shanteau, who was diagnosed with testicular cancer a few weeks before last year's Olympic trials, pulled ahead midway through the breaststroke leg and went on to win the 200-yard individual medley on Thursday during the first night of competition at the U.S. Short Course championships.