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Olympics Today

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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.
with Desmond Lynam
Highlights of today's programme of sport in Seoul.
Three-Day Event
How the medals were allotted after today's show jumping section.
Swimming
Highlights of five finals, including the 'blue riband' event, the men's 100m freestyle, won in the past by MARK SPITZ. DON SCHOLLANDER and JOHNNY WEISSMULLER.
Gymnastics
A tearful KOJI GUSHIKEN won the all-round gold in Los Angeles, but the Soviet Union, whose men won all three medals at last year's world championships, seem destined to regain the title this time. Hockey
Action from today's crucial match between Great Britain and West Germany, with the British seeking revenge for defeat in the 1984 Olympic semi-final.
Cycling
The final of the 4,000m individual pursuit, and the race-off for the bronze medal between the two beaten semi-finalists.
Medals were also decided today in weightlifting, women's fencing, wrestling and shooting, where Britain's
MALCOLM COOPER was defending his title in the small-bore rifle - three positions - event.

Contributors

Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Mark Spitz.
Unknown: Don Schollander
Unknown: Johnny Weissmuller.
Unknown: Malcolm Cooper

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