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Today at the Olympic Games

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Direct from Munich, tonight's big events

Weightlifting Final: Super Heavyweight Weightlifting
The strongest man in the world
The unofficial title given to the winner of this event, won in Mexico by the Russian giant Zhabotinsky

Boxing: Quarter-finals
Outstanding contests from the Olympic arena where tonight's winners are sure of a bronze medal and a semi-final place.

Handball
A first look at an exciting team game which has been introduced to the Olympic Games for the first time.

Fencing Final
The third of the men's individual titles is decided tonight in the Olympic Fencing Hall
Individual Epee

Yachting
Today's events in the Olympic regatta at Kiel.

Athletics
A look ahead to tomorrow's track events, which include the final of the Men's 400m, and the heats of the 5,000m in which David Bedford, Ian Stewart and Ian McCafferty represent Britain.

News... Results... Highlights from today's other events

Introduced by Frank Bough
and featuring Ian Wooldridge with The Personality of the Day

(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator (Weightlifting Final): David Vine
Commentator (Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Handball): Alan Weeks
Commentator (Fencing Final): Peter West
Commentator (Yachting): Robin Knox-Johnston
Presenter (Personality of the Day): Ian Wooldridge
Producer: Bryan Cowgill

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Today at the Olympic Games

BBC One London, 5 September 1972 22.00






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