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Olympic Grandstand

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
The XV Olympic Winter Games live from Calgary Men's Downhill Introduced by Desmond Lynam
At Nakiska, just outside
Calgary, the world's fastest men compete for the most coveted prize in alpine ski-ing. The favourite is
Switzerland's PIRMIN
ZURBRIGGEN, but his fellow countryman, World
Champion PETER MUELLER , aims to go one better than his silver medal in Sarajevo. Then he was pipped by the brash American
Bill Johnson , but a greater threat this time are the Italian
MICHAEL MAIR and ROB BOYD of Canada. MARTIN BELL -
18th four years ago - carries British hopes once again.
Also today, the first medals of the 1988 games were decided in the women's
10,000m cross-country ski-ing and there's action from the ice hockey tournament - the USSR began their title defence earlier today - and the men's luge. Commentators
DAVID VINE. ALAN WEEKS
TONY GUBBA. GERALD SINSTADT Television presentation CTV

Contributors

Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Peter Mueller
Unknown: Bill Johnson
Unknown: Michael Mair
Unknown: Rob Boyd
Unknown: Tony Gubba.






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