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


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 Snode and CAN David Bedard.

This video clip of the round 9 dives in the finals competition starts off with CAN David Bedard doing an arm-stand 2 1/2 inward somersault….followed by AUS Steve Foley performing an arm-stand forward double somersault….then comes FGR Dieter Doerr doing a back 2 1/2 somersault.

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