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Olympics – 1988 Seoul – Mens & Womens Swimming – USA Matt Biondi & USA Janet Evans


NBC’s Bob Costas provides highlights of men’s and women’s swimming at the 1988 Seoul Summer Olympic Games….as Americans Matt Biondi (5 gold medals) and Janet Evans (3 gold medals)…..took on the powerhouses of the Eastern Block with the USSR and East Germany teams….emerging as the USA’s brightest stars of swimming.  Also, Anthony Nesty of the tiny country of Suranam…..won the country’s only ever medal (gold)….and became a national hero back home…..even having a national coin printed after his accomplishment.

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