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  • Mark SPITZ | Athlete

    Mark SPITZ

    USA
    | Swimming | 11 Medals
  • News | Munich 1972

    Snapped: Mark Spitz on his remarkable seven-in-seven at Munich 1972

    Tall, dark, goggle-less and, most crucially of all, moustached, Mark Spitz is one of the most instantly recognisable Olympic athletes of all time. At the Munich 1972 Games the swimmer won seven gold medals in a scarcely believable seven world-record times. According to the man himself, his legendary performances were not wholly unexpected, goggles are over-rated, and the moustache was key. 
    07 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Swimming, Munich 1972, SPITZ, Mark
  • News | Munich 1972

    Gary Hall Sr, the three-time Olympian whose roommate put him in the shade

    Gary Hall Senior won medals at three Olympic Games and held numerous world records, but on one late-August day in 1972, it was Hall’s friend, clubmate and fellow competitor, Mark Spitz, who set the sporting world alight, as Hall explains…
    16 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Swimming, United States of America, Munich 1972
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    Munich 1972-SPITZ Mark (USA) 1st.
    Monday, July 31, 1972 10:00 PM | Photo
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    Munich 1972-Swimming-SPITZ Mark (USA).
    Friday, December 31, 1971 11:00 PM | Photo
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    Munich 1972-SPITZ Mark (USA), DEARDRUFF Deena Diana (USA), HALL Gary Wayne (USA)
    Saturday, November 30, 2002 11:00 PM | Photo
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    Munich 1972-SPITZ Mark (USA), DEARDRUFF Deena Diana (USA), HALL Gary Wayne (USA)
    Saturday, November 30, 2002 11:00 PM | Photo
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    Munich 1972-HALL Gary W. (USA) 2nd and SPITZ Mark (USA) 1st
    Friday, December 31, 1971 11:00 PM | Photo
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    Mexico 1968-RUSSEL Douglas (USA) 1st, SPITZ Mark (USA)2nd, WALES Ross (USA) 3rd.
    Sunday, October 20, 1968 10:00 PM | Photo
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