skip to content

Displaying 461-470 of 471
  • News | Lillehammer 1994

    Yun-Mi leads young team to short track gold

    The Olympic arena can be an overwhelming backdrop for those not used to the global spotlight. Experience, some say, is invaluable. However, sometimes there are young athletes who simply shrug off the pressure and instead draw inspiration from the greatest sporting event in the world.
    24 Feb 1994 | Lillehammer 1994, Olympic News, Short Track Speed Skating, Republic of Korea
  • News | Albertville 1992

    Zinke crowned king of the rink in 1,000m thriller

    Albertville 1992 witnessed the closest speed skating race in Olympic history. The men’s 1,000m was so tight that just 0.2 seconds separated the top six finishers.
    18 Feb 1992 | Albertville 1992, Speed Skating, Germany, Olympic News
  • News | Seoul 1988

    Commanding Kim storms through flyweight tournament

    During the flyweight category tournament of the boxing competition at the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games, Kim Kwang-sun had stormed through the draw with a run of commanding victories including a domineering 5-0 victory over American Arthur Johnson in the third round.
    26 Sep 1988 | Seoul 1988
  • News | Seoul 1988

    Wrestler Kim starts off South Korea's party

    South Korea scored some notable victories as hosts in the 1988 Olympics but none was celebrated with quite so much passion and joy as that of Kim-Young-nam.
    17 Sep 1988 | Seoul 1988
  • News | Tokyo 1964

    Polyák wins in final shot at Greco-Roman title

    If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. It is a familiar adage and it must feel perfectly appropriate for the Hungarian Greco-Roman wrestler Imre Polyák. The Tokyo Olympic Games gave him a final chance to turn world-class performances into victories.
    16 Oct 1964 | Tokyo 1964, Wrestling, Wrestling Greco-Roman
back to top Fr