Olympics – 1984 L A Games – Water Polo & Grecco Wrestling & Team Cycling & Swimming & Rowing

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1984 Los Angeles Olympics telecast by ABC Sports takes place on Day 8 of the Games….as hosted by Kathleen Sullivan and Frank Gifford….which covers five (5) major events througout the day including the men’s water polo match between the USA vs Spain….followed by men’s grecco roman wrestling with Pasquale Passarelli of Germany…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Wrestling – Freestyle 100+ Gold Match – USA Bruce Baumgartner VS CAN Bob Molle

DOG COMMENTARY: The Olympic Games seems to just bring out the best in dang near every athlete that competes…..and sometimes that best is not measured totally on how that athlete did in their particular discipline….but more what they had to do to get there…..as in the case of Bob Molle of CAN….for here was a…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Water Polo – Mens Finals – USA VS YUG – 3rd & 4th Period

DOG COMMENTARY: The finals in the men’s water polo competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics on Friday, September 10th…had the opportunity to set US Olympic history….as the USA teams had never won the gold medal in their 80 years of competing in the Olympics.  At the end of the 3rd period, the USA had…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Water Polo – Mens Finals – USA VS YUG – 1st & 2nd Periods

DOG ASIDE: The water polo tournament at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held from August 1 to August 10, 1984, at the Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool in Malibu, California. The tournament featured 12 men’s teams, playing two rounds of round-robin play: preliminaries and finals.  Water polo was one of four Aquatics sports held at the 1984…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Volleyball – Mens Medal Ceremony USA Gold & Boxing – USA Tyrell Biggs

DOG ASIDE: This video starts off with the announcing of the decision in the Olympics boxing super heavyweight division finals between USA Tyrell Biggs vs Italy’s Francesco Damiani….with Biggs taking the gold medal on a 4 – 1 split decision….followed by ABC’s Howard Cosell interviewing Biggs…..and the fighter giving praise to God for his strength…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Water Polo – Medal Ceremony – YUG Gold & USA Silver

DOG ASIDE: Although the USA Olympics men’s water polo team went undefeated…..resulting from the tie with Yugoslavia in the finals of the men’s water polo competition….the Americans lost the gold to Yugoslavia when their total goal differential for the entire competition came up short of the Yugoslavs….leaving the Yanks with the silver medal…..as you could…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Water Polo – USA VS Holland – 4th Period

DOG ASIDE: The USA Men’s Water Polo Team has won a total of seven (7) medals at the Olympic Games…..one gold medal 1984 at the 1904 Forest Park Olympics….three silver medals at these 1984 Los Angeles Games, 1988 Seoul Games and 2008 Beijing…..and three bronze medals at the 1924 Paris Games, 1932 Los Angeles and…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Water Polo – USA VS Holland – 3rd Period imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: The water polo tournament at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held from August 1 to August 10, 1984….at the Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool in Malibu, California.  The tournament featured 12 men’s teams….the tournament was set up into 2 levels of round-robin play….preliminary play in 3 groups….and final play in 2 groups. The top 2…