Not content with holding the back-stroke record, this world-famed mermaid, Eleanor Holms, an Olympic champion, practices the back stroke, still further in the hope of breaking her own record. She will participate in the National...More
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Roger Federer (right) and Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland celebrate after defeating Thomas Johansson and Simon Aspelin of Sweden during the men's doubles gold medal tennis match at the Olympic Green Tennis Center on Day 8 of the...More
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Athletes compete in the heavy rain during the Women's 20km Walk Final held at the National Stadium during Day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Beijing, China.
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An athlete compete in the Women's Triple Jump Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012 in London, England.
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Rowers begin the Men's Fours at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park during Day 7 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 15, 2008 in Beijing, China.
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Romanian athlete Nadia Comaneci celebrating her gold medal for the beam at the Montreal Olympics, while the silver medal winner and Russian athlete Olga Korbut looks on.
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A general view during the Men's Beach Volleyball Preliminary Round on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Horse Guards Parade on July 28, 2012 in London, England.
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New Zealand runner Murray Halberg lays exhausted after winning the 5,000 metres gold medal in the Rome Olympics, September 1960.
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Valentina Vezzali of Italy celebrates as she wins gold during her contest with Larisa Korobeynikova of Russia in the Women's Foil Team Fencing gold medal match against Russia on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August...More
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The Olympic Cauldron burns as athletes compete in the Men's 1500m Round 1 Heats on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England.
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Spain compete in the Women's Teams Synchronised Swimming Technical Routine on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 9, 2012 in London, England.
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Darius Draudvila of Lithuania competes during the Men's Decathlon Discus Throw on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 9, 2012 in London, England.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica leads on his way to breaking the world record with a time of 19.30 seconds to win the gold medal in the Men's 200m Final at the National Stadium during Day 12 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 20, 2008...More
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Stefan Edberg of Sweden serves to Miloslav Mecir during the Men's Singles Semi Final match on 30 September 1988 during the XXIV Olympic Summer Games at the Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center in Seoul, South Korea.
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Joanna Mitrosz of Poland competes with the ribbon during the Individual All-Around Rhythmic Gymnastics final on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at Wembley Arena on August 11, 2012 in London, England.
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Jodie Schulz of the Australian Women's Hockey team warm ups at Riverbank Arena on July 22, 2012 in London, England.
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Keith Smart (L) of the USA competes Alexey Yakimenko of Russia in the men's fencing team sabre bronze medal match on August 19, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at Helliniko Olympic Complex Fencing Hall in Athens,...More
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Usain Bolt of Jamaica reacts after breaking the world record with a time of 19.30 seconds to win the gold medal in the Men's 200m Final at the National Stadium during Day 12 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 20, 2008 in...More
Filipe Bezugo of Portugal competes in the artistic gymnastics individual qualifications on August 14, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Galatsi Olympic Hall in Athens, Greece.
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Belinda Snell #12 of Australia shoots under pressure from Zengyu Ma #11 of China and Xiaoli Chen #13 of China while team mate Lauren Jackson #15 of Australia watches on during the Women's Basketball quaterfinal on Day 11 of the London...More
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Pyrros Dimas of Greece shouts out as he completes a lift in the men's 85 kg category weightlifting competition on August 21, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall in Athens, Greece.
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Pyrros Dimas of Greece shouts as he attempts to make a lift in the men's 85 kg category weightlifting competition on August 21, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at Nikaia Olympic Weightlifting Hall in Athens, Greece.
THE TEAMS POWER THEIR WAY DOWN THE COURSE DURING A QUALIFYING HEAT OF THE MENS K-4 1000M FLATWATER COMPETITION AT THE 1992 BARCELONA OLYMPICS.
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A marathon runner heads for the finish line in the men's marathon on August 29, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at Panathinaiko Stadium in Athens, Greece.
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A SEA OF OLYMPIC FLAG BEARERS MARCH IN DURING THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 1988 SEOUL SUMMER OLYMPICS.
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Christina Loukas of the United States competes in the Women's 3m Springboard Diving Semifinal on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 4, 2012 in London, England.
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American diver Pat McCormick in action during the final of the Olympic Springboard event in Helsinki, Finland. She won gold in both this event and the platform diving event.
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Pawel Zagrodnik of Poland (white) and Masashi Ebinuma of Japan lay on the mat after their match in the Men's -66 kg Judo on Day two of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 29, 2012 in London, England.
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Great Britain post a new world record time during Men's Team Pursuit Track Cycling Qualifying on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Velodrome on August 2, 2012 in London, England.
Illya Kvasha and Oleksiy Prygorov of Ukraine competes in the Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard Diving on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 1, 2012 in London, England.
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Aldo Montano of Italy is tossed in the air as he celebrates his victory in the men's fencing individual sabre gold medal bout on August 14, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at Helliniko Olympic Complex Fencing Hall in...More
Scottish athlete Allan Wells competing for Great Britain in the 100 Metres event at the Olympic Games, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, USA, August 1984.
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The Women's Heptathlon 100m Hurdles Heats at the National Stadium on Day 7 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 15, 2008 in Beijing, China.
Nan Zhang (L) and Yunlei Zhao of China celebrate winning the Mixed Doubles Badminton Gold Medal match against compatriots Chen Xu and Jin Ma of China on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Arena on August 3, 2012 in...More
Larissa Oliveira of Brazil swims the Women's 200m Freestyle heats during the Maria Lenk Trophy competition at the Aquece Rio Test Event for the Rio 2016 Olympics at the Olympic Park on April 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Athletics: Cathy Freeman wins women's 400 meters final in Sydney, Australia on September 25, 2000.
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Stroke Roland Baar of Germany ( blond hair nearest camera ) after the semi final of the Mens Coxed Eights race in the rowing event at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain.
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Jamaican-born Canadian Ben Johnson speeds to win the Olympic 100m final in a world record 9.79 seconds September 24, 1988 at Seoul Olympic Stadium in Seoul, Korea. (Photo by Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/Getty Images)Ben Johnson
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Andrew Bogut #6 of Australia and Manu Ginobili #5 of Argentina look up at the ball on the rim in the preliminary basketball game held at the Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium during Day 4 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August...More
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Nesar Ahmad Bahawi of Afghanistan (R) competes against Mauro Sarmiento of Italy in the Men's -80kg Taekwondo Bronze Medal Finals bout on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 10, 2012 in London, England.
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Gail Dervers of the USA at the start of the womens 100 metre heats at the Olympic Stadium at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. Mandatory Credit: Tony Duffy/NBC /Allsport
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A view of a female diver as she dives at the Olympic Park in a competetion before the Olympic games, Barcelona, Spain.
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Closeup of legs on balance beam during Women's competition at Olympic Gymnastics Hall. Seoul, South Korea 9/17/1988--10/2/1988
Helsinki, Finland- The Rev. Bob Richards of the US team eases over the bar to set a new record for the Olympics pole vault. Richards made 14 feet, 11.14 inches to surpass previous marks on his final try. Don Laz of Champaign, IL., was...More
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A kayak competitor is pictured during early morning practice prior to the men's K-1 class 500 metre semifinal on August 26, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Schinias Olympic Rowing and Canoeing Centre in Athens,...More
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Australian athlete Shirley Strickland (1925 - 2004) (right) competes in a hurdles race (probably the 80m) at the Olympics, Helsinki, Finland, late July, 1952.
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Silhouette of Ralf Schumann of Germany during the mens 25m rapid pistol event at the Wold Creek Complexr at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. Mandatory Credit: Rusty Jarret /Allsport
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Udo Quellmalz of Germany is thrown up in the air by his teammates after defeating Yukimasa Nakamura of Japan in the men's 65kg category at the Georgia World Congress Center at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. \...More
July 25, 1996 License
Dayron Robles of Cuba prepares to compete men's 110m hurdles during the track and field athletics event at the National Stadium during Day 12 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 20, 2008 in Beijing, China.
Carl Lewis of the USA accelerates down the runway of the long jump during the 1984 Summer Olympics at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. Mandatory Credit: David Cannon/Allsport
A gymnast performs during warmups before the start of the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team final on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on July 31, 2012 in London, England.
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Minxia Wu of China competes in the Women's 3m Springboard final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 5, 2012 in London, England.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica races ahead of Ryan Bailey of the United States, Yohan Blake of Jamaica, Justin Gatlin of the United States and Tyson Gay of the United States to win the Men's 100m Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games...More
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Daniela Silivas of Romania during the Women's Balance beam eventon 25th September 1988 during the XXIV Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Gymnastics Hall, Olympic Park in Seoul, South Korea.
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Third placed Dimitry Volkov of the Soviet Union and fourth placed Victor Davis of Canada look on as Adrian Moorhouse of Great Britain celebrates first place and winning gold in the Men's 100 metres Breaststroke final on 19 September...More
September 19, 1988 License
Rivals Sebastian Seb Coe (left) and Steve Ovett (right) of Great Britain on the track after the final of the Men's 800 metres event at the XXIII Summer Olympics on 6th August 1984 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles,...More
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Bob Beamon of the United States leaps 29 feet, 2½ inches, 8.90m to win gold and set an Olympic record during the Men's Long Jump event at the XIX Summer Olympics on 18th October 1968 at the National Stadium in Mexico City, Mexico.
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Sebastian Coe of Great Britain raises his arms in celebration as he crosses the finish line ahead of Jurgen Straub to win the men's 1500m race on 1st August 1980 at the XXII Summer Olympic Games in Moscow, Russia.
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Steve Hegg of the United States celebrates winning the Men's 4000 metre individual pursuit on 1 August 1984 during the XXIII Olympic Summer Games at the Olympic (7-Eleven) Velodrome at California State University in Carson, California,...More
KOJI GUSHIKEN OF JAPAN WINS THE GOLD MEDAL IN THE RINGS DISCIPLINE AT THE 1984 LOS ANGELES OLYMPICS WITH A SCORE OF 19.85 POINTS. HE ALSO WINS THE INDIVIDUAL ALL-AROUND GYMNASTICS GOLD.
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Vladimir Artemov of the Soviet Union wins Gold in Parallel Bars during the1988 Seoul Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea. \ Mandatory Credit: Pascal Rondeau /Allsport
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Carl Lewis of the United States prepares for his heat in the Men's 100 metres at the XXIV Summer Olympic Games on 23rd September 1988 at the Seoul Olympic Stadium in Seoul, South Korea.
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Daichi Suzuki of Japan celebrates winning the Men's 100 metres Backstroke final on 24 September 1988 during the XXIV Olympic Games at the Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool in Seoul, South Korea.
Terry Bartlett of Great Britain performs on the the horse vault during the men's all around gymnastic competition at the XXIV Summer Olympic Games on 24th September 1988 in the Olympic Gymnastics Hall in Seoul, South Korea.
Tom Jager of the United States during the Men's 50 metres Freestyle on 30 July 1992 during the XXV Summer Olympic games at the Piscines Bernat Picornell arena in Barcelona, Spain.
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BIRGIT CLARIUS OF GERMANY IN ACTION DURING THE JAVELIN EVENT OF THE HEPTATHLON AT THE 1992 BARCELONA OLYMPICS.
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The face of a synchronised swimmer breaks the surface of the water at the Piscines Bernat Picornell arena during the solo synchronised swimming event on 6 August 1992 at the XXV Summer Olympic games in Barcelona, Spain.
A diver is silhouetted against the sky whilst performing her routine event on 26 July 1996 during the platform diving event of the XXVI Olympic Games at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center, Atlanta, United States
Multiple exposure of Dick Fosbury in action during high jump at Summer Olympics.
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SPIELE 1988 , 4x400m Staffel Frauen , Seoul / KOR , 01.10.88 Florence GRIFFITH-JOYNER
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