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  • Spain’s David Cal Figueroa

    Spain’s David Cal Figueroa

    London 2012 - David Cal Figueroa pulls to a silver medal for Spain in the men’s canoe sprint C1 1000m race at Eton Dorney.
    Wednesday, August 8, 2012 4:00 PM | Photo
  • Brendal strokes to gold in C1 sprint

    Brendal strokes to gold in C1 sprint

    London 2012 - Germany’s Sebastian Brendel lets out a yell as he strokes his canoe through the finish line to with the gold medal in men’s C1 1000m sprint.
    Wednesday, August 8, 2012 4:30 PM | Photo
  • Menkov of Uzbekistan in C1 1000m final

    Menkov of Uzbekistan in C1 1000m final

    London 2012 - Vadim Menkov of Uzbekistan kneels to paddle in Canoe Single (C1) 1000m sprint final A, but finishes fourth, just out of the medals.
    Wednesday, August 8, 2012 4:00 PM | Photo
  • Big crowd at Eton Dorney

    Big crowd at Eton Dorney

    London 2012 - Athletes are thrilled compete before a large crowd filling the stands at Eton Dorney to watch the C1 canoe sprint 1000m final. Germany’s Sebastian Brendel wins gold, edging out David Cal Figueroa of Spain for silver.
    Wednesday, August 8, 2012 4:30 PM | Photo
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Secrets of sport climbing with four-time world champion Sean McColl

    The formula for excelling at sport climbing, one of five sports joining the Olympic programme at the Tokyo 2020 Games, is wild and varied. It can range from never doing the dishes to employing a 100m sprint coach, as Canada’s all-round expert Sean McColl reveals.
    25 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Sport Climbing, Canada, On the road to Tokyo
  • Olympics Day 11 CanoeKayak Flatwater Mens K4 500m sprint

    Olympics Day 11 CanoeKayak Flatwater Mens K4 500m sprint

    BEIJING - AUGUST 19: Rami Zur of the United States competes in his heat of the Flatwater Men's K1 500m kayak flatwater event at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park on Day 11 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 19, 2008 in Beijing, China.
    Monday, August 18, 2008 10:00 PM | Photo
  • News | Tokyo 1964

    Relive Kon Ichikawa’s iconic film about the 1964 Games

    For the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Kon Ichikawa directed a film that has gone down in Olympic history. The Japanese filmmaker opted for an artistic approach to showcase the beauty and intensity of sport, its joys and exertions, and the faces of athletes from all over the world, in a lyrical work of stylistic beauty that has left a truly lasting impression.   
    16 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 1964, Tokyo 2020
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: YOG stars shine in September

    Olympic.org picks out some of the most eye-catching performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in recent weeks, as the YOG continue to provide a springboard to the international stage.
    15 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Olympic News

    Polish legend Korzeniowski hails “noble” discipline of race walking

    Race walking may not be the most obviously glamorous of Olympic disciplines but for those in the know – such as four-time gold medal winner Robert Korzeniowski – it is the sport of kings. Here, the Polish hero sets the record straight, revealing just what it means to be a “walker” and explaining how he became the most successful one of all time.
    12 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Athletics, KORZENIOWSKI, Robert, Poland, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000, Athens 2004
  • News | IOC News

    IOC Executive Board updated on progress of boxing preparations for Tokyo 2020

    On the opening day of its first full meeting at Olympic House, the new headquarters of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland, the IOC Executive Board (EB) was given a report on the steps being taken in boxing on the road to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
    02 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Boxing, Tokyo 2020
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