Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – Winning 1st Medal In Olympic History

DOG ASIDE: In this video….ABC’s Jim McKay presents a profile of athletes who have won the 1st ever medal in Olympics history for their country…..like Nawal El Moutawakel of Morocco….when she won the women’s 400 m hurdles at the ’84 Olympics…..and Gabriel Tiacoh in the men’s 400 m dash in track and field….who won silver for…

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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Mens 400m Finals – USA Alonzo Babers Gold

DOG ASIDE: Leading up to the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….the track men’s 400 m dash had been mostly dominated by USA Antonio McKay throughout the year leading up to the ’84 Olympics…..having commented on many occasions, with a certain amount of arrogance, that he was the man to beat in the Games…..but as the competitors…

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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Mens 4 x 400m Relay Finals – USA Gold

DOG ASIDE: The USA men’s 4 x 400 m relay…..1st leg Sunder Nix….2nd leg Ray Armstead….3rd leg Alonzo Babers….4th leg Antonio McKay….run away with the gold medal in Los Angeles in 1984 in a time of 2:57.92…..with the team from Great Britain of Kriss Akabusi, Todd Bennett, Phil Brown, Garry Cook win the silver medal…..and…

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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Mens 4 x 100 m Relay Finals – USA Gold 2

DOG COMMENTARY: In the course of the last 5 years…..I have watched every foot of video tape that Bone Daddy has regarding the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….and one of my very favorites is this video clip right here….the finals in the men’s 4 x 100 m relay….a single time around the track at lightning speeds….with…

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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Decathlon – Discus Throw

DOG ASIDE: The discus throw in the men’s decathlon at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics was the 7th event of the 10 events in the competition….and going into the discus, GBR Daley Thompson was 109 points ahead of FGR Jurgen Hingsen in 2nd after 6 events…..while Thompson was 302 points ahead of FGR Wentz in…

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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Synchronized Swimming – SUI Edith Boss & Karin Singer

DOG ASIDE: Edith Boss Karin Singer are former synchronized swimmers from Switzerland….who both competed in the women’s solo and the women’s duet competitions at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….where they came in 5th place in duet competition….and Singer placed 8th in solo competition…. while both competed in the 1988 Seoul Olympics in both the solo and duets….where…

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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – News – Channel 24 Newsbreak

DOG COMMENTARY: When I get to post one of these videos of Austin’s Channel 24 KVUE Newsbriefs….it always brings back so many fond memories…..like Ch 24 anchorperson Judy Maggio….who was on the news desk in 1984 during the Los Angeles Olympics…..and is still the KVUE News anchor alongside Ron Oliveda and weather man Troy Kimmel….as…

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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Womens Platform Prelims – Dive 4 Round

DOG ASIDE: As the 4th round of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics women’s platform diving competition got under way….it was still difficult to figure out who was the “cream of the crop” in this competition…as the contestants were limited by the degree of difficulty during the first four rounds…..but beginning in the 5th round of…

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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Womens Platform Prelims – Dive 2 & 3 Round

DOG ASIDE: After the 1st round of dives in the preliminaries of the women’s platform diving competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….USA Michele Mitchell was in 1st….with Sweden’s Marianne Weinas in 2nd….then comes USA Wendy Wyland in 3rd….followed by China’s Zhou Jihong in 4th and Chen Xiaoxia in 5th….in what will turn into a…

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