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World record holder van den Hoogenband sits out 100m free

Updated: March 23, 2008, 2:30 PM ET
Associated Press

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands -- Two-time Olympic champion and world record holder Pieter van den Hoogenband missed the 100-meter freestyle heats Friday at the European swimming championships due to illness.

The heats also were missing Milorad Cavic after the American-born Serb swimmer was kicked out of the championships for wearing a T-shirt proclaiming "Kosovo is Serbia" as he was presented the gold medal for the 50 butterfly on Wednesday night.

The 100 freestyle had been ...

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