Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Men’s Platform Prelims – Dive 10 Round

DOG ASIDE: Each of the following divers placed in the top 10 in the men’s platform diving competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….so I thought I would give you a little background on each of them as follows: Albin Killat is a retired diver from Germany….who is best known for twice winning the gold medal…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens Platform Prelims – Dive 8 Round

DOG ASIDE: In this the 8th round of dives in the men’s 10 m platform diving competition of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….USA Greg Lougnis leads off with a front 3 1/2 somersault in pike which is absolutely a gorgeous dive…..as Louganis is followed by China’s Li Kongzheng….who is leading the competition going into the…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens Platform Prelims – Dive 7 Round

DOG ASIDE: The 7th round of the preliminary dives of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics men’s 10 m platform diving competition starts off with Li Kongzheng of China….who is leading the prelims after 6 dives….performing an inward 3 1/2 somersault in the pike position….which has a degree of difficulty of 3.4…..then comes Japan’s Masashi Nakashima…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens Platform Prelims – Dive 5 Round

DOG ASIDE: ABC diving commentators Cynthia Potter and Jack Whitaker provide a great deal of insight as to why from dive 5th to the 10th round of dives…..there is no degree of difficulty….so the divers can do as difficult a dive as they choose….to which USA Greg Louganis and CHN Li Hongping are doing the…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens Platform Finals – 9th Dive Round

DOG ASIDE: As ABC’s Jack Whitaker and Cynthia Potter so aptly put it….the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics men’s platform diving competition….provided the viewer with some of the greatest dives and divers in the world….including USA Greg Louganis, USA Bruce Kimball, CHN Li Kongzheng and CHN Tong Hui, FGR Albin Killat, FGR Dieter Dorr, GBR Christopher…