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


This video of the 7th round of dives in the 1984 Olympics men’s 3 m springboard prelims starts off with USA Greg Louganis doing a dive with the highest degree of difficulty in the entire competition at 3.1…..with his 3 1/2 somersault in a pike position…..and man, is it a work of art….for he is truly the best to ever spring from a diving board…..as ABC commentator Jack Whitaker says “he never surprises, he is always great.  Following Louganis is Christopher Snode of Great Britian…..then comes China’s Li Hongping (which means the great in Chinese)….followed by Piero Italiani of Italy….who was born deaf which makes his accomplishments even greater….as following Italiani is Venezuelan Carlos Isturiz.


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