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  • Seoul 1988 Swimming men 4x100m freestyle relay | Video

    Seoul 1988 Swimming men 4x100m freestyle relay

    In the 100m butterfly at the Seoul Olympic Games, Biondi was the favourite. However, he had to settle for second when he was beaten by just 0.01 seconds. Biondi successfully channelled his disappointment. He entered five more events, winning gold in all of them and setting world records in four. Watch his performance in the 4x100m freestyle relay!
  • Seoul 1988 Wrestling Greco-Roman men 100 - 130kg (super heavyweight) | Video

    Seoul 1988 Wrestling Greco-Roman men 100 - 130kg (super heavyweight)

    At the 1988 Seoul Games, in his first Olympic appearance, Aleksandr Karelin won gold in the super heavyweight event of Greco-Roman wrestling. He then remained undefeated in the four years between Seoul and the next Olympic Games in Barcelona.      
  • Seoul 1988 Diving men 10m platform, Diving men 3m springboard - Greg Louganis | Video

    Seoul 1988 Diving men 10m platform, Diving men 3m springboard - Greg Louganis

    In Seoul, Greg Louganis was a veteran of his sport and faced a number of upcoming younger rivals. Yet despite striking the board with his head in the springboard, Louganis dramatically retained both his Olympic titles. Watch all his performances from Seoul, Montreal and Los Angeles!
  • Steve Redgrave's first rowing Olympic gold - Los Angeles 1984 | Video

    Steve Redgrave's first rowing Olympic gold - Los Angeles 1984

    Sir Steve Redgrave is a synonym of Olympic rowing, having won five Olympic gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games, in addition to a bronze medal at Seoul 1988.The Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games were Steve Redgrave's debut in the Olympics, at age 22. He was the stroke of Great Britain's Coxed four team with Martin Cross, Andy Holmes, Richard Budgett and coxswain Adrian Ellison. Andy Holmes would later be Redgrave's partner at Seoul 1988, in the Coxed and Coxless Pairs.After Los Angeles 1984, Redgrave would win gold at Seoul 1988, Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996 reaching his fifth and final Olympic gold medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
  • Rechelle Hawkes Wins 3 Golds at 3 Different Olympics | Video

    Rechelle Hawkes Wins 3 Golds at 3 Different Olympics

    Rechelle Hawkes has won 3 Olympic gold medals at 3 different Olympics. The Aussies captured their 1st Olympic Hockey title, triumphing over South Korea at the Seoul 1988 Games. Australia faced South Korea 8 years later in Atlanta, capturing a 2nd gold medal with a 3 â 1 victory. In Sydney, Rechelle Hawkes reads the Athletes Olympic Oath and leads her team to Olympic glory, winning their 3rd gold medal. Rechelle Hawkes (AUS) - Hockey - Seoul 1988, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000
  • Hussein Haleem: The Games changed my life | Video

    Hussein Haleem: The Games changed my life

    Hussain Haleem’s life changed for good the day he became the Maldives’ first ever Olympic flag bearer, at Seoul 1988. In the latest video in our “Words of Olympians” series, the intrepid marathon runner tells his remarkable story
  • Table Tennis review - in pictures | Video

    Table Tennis review - in pictures

    London 2012 - since the sport was added to the schedule at Seoul 1988, China's superiority has grown with every Games, and the country's clean sweep at the ExCel suggests its dominance of Table Tennis isn't going to end any time soon.
  • Table Tennis review - China dominates again | Video

    Table Tennis review - China dominates again

    London 2012 - since the sport was added to the schedule at Seoul 1988, China's superiority has grown with every Games, and the country's clean sweep at the ExCel suggests its dominance of Table Tennis isn't going to end any time soon.
  • Birgit Fischer Becomes an Olympic Kayaking Legend | Video

    Birgit Fischer Becomes an Olympic Kayaking Legend

    Birgit Fischer is a kayaking legend and one of the greatest Olympic athletes of all time. During his Olympic career she has claimed 12 Olympic medals (8 golds and 4 silvers), and she has competed in 6 different Olympic Games. Fischer is the most decorated kayaking athlete and the only woman to have won Olympic medals 20 years apart. Birgit Fischer (GDR, GER) - Canoe Kayak Flatwater - Moscow 1980, Seoul 1988, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000
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