GAMES OF THE XXIII OLYMPIAD, THE {1984 LOS ANGELES OLYMPICS} {1984/08/02}, PART 1: BOXING (MEN), VOLLEYBALL (WOMEN) (TV)

Summary

This program presents a portion of coverage of the 1984 summer Games of the XXIII Olympiad from Los Angeles. Highlights of this portion include coverage of the following events and topics: Anchor sports commentators Jim Lampley and Donna de Varona preside throughout this portion and introduce various events and highlights. Sports commentators Bob Beattie and Kirk Kilgour cover game four of women's volleyball, featuring the United States against Brazil. The United States wins 15-5. Sports commentator Russ Hellickson covers the 90kg Greco-Roman wrestling gold medal match between Steve Fraser (USA) and Ilie Matei (Romania). Fraser wins the gold medal and becomes the first United States Greco-Roman wrestler to win an Olympic medal. de Varona interviews Jackie Fie, second vice president of the International Federation of Gymnastics, about the delays caused by the scoring system in the gymnastics competition earlier in the day. Beattie and Kilgour cover game five in the women's volleyball between the United States and Brazi. The United States wins 15-12 and advances to the semifinals. Sports commentator Howard Cosell covers welterweight boxing with Mark Breland (USA) facing Carlos Reyes (Puerto Rico). The referee stops the fight 19 seconds into the third round, awarding victory to Breland. Notable commercials and/or promos include Joe Namath for Brut 33; and Karl Malden for American Express.

Details

  • NETWORK: ABC
  • DATE: August 2, 1984 Wednesdasy
  • RUNNING TIME: 01:17:05
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T86:1363
  • GENRE: Sports
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Wrestling, Boxing, Volleyball
  • SERIES RUN:
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

      Jim Lampley........ Anchor Sports Commentator
    • Donna de Varona........ Anchor Sports Commentator
    • Kirk Kilgour........ Sports Commentator
    • Bob Beattie........ Sports Commentator
    • Russ Hellickson........ Sports Commentator
    • Howard Cosell........ Sports Commentator
    • Steve Fraser........ Athlete
    • Ilie Matei........ Athlete
    • Carlos Reyes........ Athlete
    • Mark Breland........ Athlete
    • Jackie Fie........ Guest
    • Karl Malden........ Talent
    • Joe Namath........ Talent

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