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  • Fritz Schwab (SUI)

    Fritz Schwab (SUI)

    The silver medal shown here was awarded to Swiss athlete Fritz Schwab for his second place in the 10,000m walk at the Helsinki OG. We see him here during the event (wearing no. 858), accompanied by his opponents, including Sweden’s John Mickaelsson (second from the right), the future Olympic champion ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 3:17 PM | Photo
  • OLYMPIC SHAKHLIN

    OLYMPIC SHAKHLIN

    1964: TOKYO OLYMPICS. RUSSIAN GYMNAST BORIS SHAKHLIN TAKES A BREAK FROM TRAINING TO TALK TO THE PRESS. SHAKLIN MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE AT THE OLYMPICS IN 1956 WINNING GOLD ON THE .... HE BECAME WORLD COMBINED CHAMPION IN 1958 AND COMBINED OLYMPIC CHAMPION IN 1960. Mandatory Credit: Allsport Hulton/Archive
    Tuesday, December 31, 1963 11:00 PM | Photo
  • MENs MARATHON 1984 OLYMPICS

    MENs MARATHON 1984 OLYMPICS

    12 AUG 1984: THE COMPETITORS OF THE MEN's MARATHON RUN THROUGH A MIST DURING THE RUNNING OF THE 1984 LOS ANGELES OLYMPICS. LEFT TO RIGHT IS (BIB NO. 723) CARLOS LOPES OF PORTUGAL WHO WON GOLD WITH A TIME OF 2:09:21, (BIB NO. 25) IS F. ROBERT deCASTELLAOF AUSTRALIA WHO PLACED FIFTH AND (BIB NO. 396) IS CHARLIE SPEDDING OF GREAT BRITAIN WHO TOOK THE BRONZE WITH A TIME OF 2:09:58.
    Saturday, August 11, 1984 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Keshorn Walcott of Trinidad and Tobago

    Keshorn Walcott of Trinidad and Tobago

    London 2012 - Keshorn Walcott of Trinidad and Tobago wins the men’s javelin throw with a longest mark of 84.58 meters on August 11, 2012.
    Saturday, August 11, 2012 6:00 PM | Photo
  • Teresa Edwards stands on the court

    Teresa Edwards stands on the court

    SYDNEY - SEPTEMBER 27: Teresa Edwards of the USA stands on the court during the women's basketball quarterfinals game against Slovakia at the Sydney SuperDome during the Sydney Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia on September 27, 2000. Team USA defeated Slovakia 58-43. (Photo by Darren McNamara /Getty Images)
    Tuesday, September 26, 2000 10:00 PM | Photo
  • RAAKV006

    RAAKV006

    Atlanta 1996-Match YUG 2nd v. LTU 3rd (66 to 58), REBRACA Zeljko (YUG) nr11 and KARNISOVAS Arturas (LTU) nr12.
    Wednesday, July 31, 1996 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Female Rowers Race to Keep Olympic Dream Alive | Video

    Female Rowers Race to Keep Olympic Dream Alive

    Women rowers compete in the lightweight double sculls heats to secure a place in the final, keeping the Olympic dream alive. The Dutch duo wins heat 1 in a time of 6:50.84, followed by Australia and USA. The second heat is won by Germany in 6:51.96, Canada finishes in second and Great Britain in third. In heat 3, China crosses the line clocking 6:57.58, followed closely by Denmark, Japan finishes third. Rowing Women's Lightweight Double Sculls Heats - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - NED, GER, CHN
  • Bahdanovich Brothers Claim Gold in Exciting Finish | Video

    Bahdanovich Brothers Claim Gold in Exciting Finish

    The Bahdanovich brothers of Belarus, earn the C2 1000m gold medal by a blink of an eye in an exciting finish. The Belarusians storm from behind to surpass the German duo, crossing the finish line in 3:36.365, only 22 hundredths of a second ahead of the Germans, Gille and Wylenzek, gold medallists in Athens now settling for silver. The Hungarian pair receives the bronze medal in 3:40.258. Canoe Sprint Men's C2 1000m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - BLR, GER, HUN
  • Maya Pedersen Wins Her First Skeleton Gold | Video

    Maya Pedersen Wins Her First Skeleton Gold

    In a combined two-run time of 1:59.83, Swiss Maya Pedersen claims the first gold medal for her country at these Games. British Shelley Rudman of Great Britain secures the silver medal finishing just 1.23 seconds after Pedersen. Mellisa Hollingsworth of Canada claims the bronze medal, finishing 1.58 seconds after the winning time. Skeleton Women's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Maya Pedersen (SUI), Shelley Rudman (GBR), M. Hollingsworth-Richards (CAN).
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