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  • Best of Barcelona 1992 | Video

    Best of Barcelona 1992

    When the Olympic Games in Barcelona were opened with a spectacular ceremony in 1992, the face of the world had changed: The Soviet Union no longer existed, Germany was reunified, Yugoslavia was divided into several republics, and South Africa was taking part in the Games for the first time since 1960. Re-live the exciting Barcelona Games in this highlight video!
  • Barcelona 1992 Legacy | Video

    Barcelona 1992 Legacy

    “Barcelona's legacy master plan was clear. It decided to carry out ambitious projects that would benefit the city as a whole, convinced that what was good for the residents would also be good for the Olympic Movement. For the first time in its history, the city of Barcelona was able to turn and face the sea with pride.”
  • Vitaly Scherbo Claims 6 Golds at Barcelona 1992 | Video

    Vitaly Scherbo Claims 6 Golds at Barcelona 1992

    At the Barcelona 1992 Olympics, Vitaly Scherbo went down in Olympic history capturing gold in 6 events (team, all around, pommel horse, rings, vault and parallel bars), the most ever earned by a male gymnast at a single Olympics. Scherbo won 4 consecutive apparatus finals, becoming the first athlete to claim 4 gold medals in the same day and the most succesful athlete of the Barcelona Games. Vitaly Scherbo (EUN) - Artistic Gymnastics - Barcelona 1992
  • Felix Savon Cemented His Place in Olympic History | Video

    Felix Savon Cemented His Place in Olympic History

    Cuban Felix Savon is one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time. He clinched his first Olympic gold at the Barcelona 1992 Games and defended his title four years later in Atlanta. At the Sydney Olympics, Felix Savon became the second boxer to win the gold medal in the same weight class at three different Olympic Games. Boxing Heavyweight Men's Final - Barcelona 1992 Summer Olympics - Felix Savon (CUB), David Izonritei (NGR), Arnold Vanderlyde (NED), David Tua (NZL)
  • 3 Consecutive Handball Silver Medals for Sweden | Video

    3 Consecutive Handball Silver Medals for Sweden

    The Swedish team is considered one of the greatest men's handball teams of all times. At the Barcelona 1992 Games, Sweden lost the match by 2 goals against Unified Team, claiming its first silver Olympic medal. Four years later in Atlanta, the Swedish team faced Croatia, taking the silver medal home. At the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Russia claimed the gold medal, triumphing over Sweden by 2 goals. SWE - Handball - Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000
  • Sergey Bubka Holds the Pole Vault WR Since 1994 | Video

    Sergey Bubka Holds the Pole Vault WR Since 1994

    A height of 6m was considered unattainable in pole vaulting, Sergey Bubka cleared this height for the first time in 1985. Bubka claimed his only gold medal at the 1988 Games with a vault of 5.90m, four years later he failed to qualify for the final at the Barcelona 1992 Olympics. However, he improved his own record, setting his best and final world record with a vault of 6.14m in 1994, a record that he still holds today. Sergey Bubka (URS), (UKR) - Athletics - Seoul 1988, Barcelona 1992
  • Birgit Fischer - Class of her own in a kayak | Video

    Birgit Fischer - Class of her own in a kayak

    Over the course of three glorious decades, German kayaker Birgit Fischer put together the finest career her sport has ever seen. Eight times a gold medallist at the six Games in which she appeared, Fischer regards Barcelona 1992 as the pinnacle of her Olympic odyssey.
  • Felix Sanchez Flows Over the Hurdles to Win Gold | Video

    Felix Sanchez Flows Over the Hurdles to Win Gold

    Flowing over the hurdles, Felix Sanchez achieves his golden goal, winning the first 400m hurdles gold medal for Dominican Republic. Sanchez crosses the line in just 47.63, less than a second ahead of Danny McFarlane of Jamaica. Naman Keita claims the bronze medal in 48.26 seconds. Athletics 400m Hurdles Men's Final - Barcelona 1992 Summer Olympics - Felix Sanchez (DOM), Danny McFarlane (JAM), Naman Keita (FRA)
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