SportsCenter: Natalie Coughlin protects Gold from Leprechaun

11-time Olympic medalist Natalie Coughlin headlines the latest SportsCenter commercial, Silver & Gold, where a leprechaun tries to steal Coughlin’s gold medals from her cubicle. Coughlin, qualified to swim in the women’s 4×100 free relay at the 2012  London Olympics, may tie Jenny Thompson and Dara Torres for the most Olympic hardware won by a women, 12 medals.

Michael Phelps was the first swimmer to break into the famous SportsCenter commercial series:

In This Story

Leave a Reply

2 Comment threads
4 Thread replies
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
6 Comment authors
newest oldest most voted

I love these commericals!
btw you linked to the same phelps one twice, the second one (the bronze medal coaster ad) imo is actually the funnier one. 🙂

The best one of all time is the one with Arnold Palmer.

Jeremy Lin

Amy Van Dyken was the first swimmer in a SportsCenter ad. She did several in the 90s.

About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

Read More »

Want to take your swimfandom to the next level?

Subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine!