OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES, THE XVI {1992 ALBERTVILLE OLYMPICS} {1992/02/09}, PT. 11A (TV)

Summary

This program presents a portion of coverage of the 1992 XVI Olympic Winter Games from Albertville. Highlights of this portion include coverage of the following events and topics:

Sportscaster Pat O'Brien presides throughout this portion of "Late Night Coverage" and introduces various events and highlights.

O'Brien discusses upcoming events including pairs figure skating; men's ice hockey and men's downhill racing. O'Brien also highlights the performance of eleven-year-old singer Séverine du Peloux, who sings the French National Anthem during the opening ceremonies.

O'Brien interviews sports commentator Katarina Witt, two-time gold medal winner in women's figure skating at the 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary and the 1984 Olympic Winter Games in Sarajevo. O'Brien and Witt discuss being an Olympic athlete while living in East Germany.

Witt discusses women's figure skating and highlights Kristi Yamaguchi (USA), women's figure skating, and discusses her medal chances.

O'Brien highlights several high profile Olympic athletes including alpine ski racer and two-time Olympic gold medal winner Alberto Tomba (Italy); figure skaters Christopher Bowman (USA), Kristi Yamaguchi (USA) and Midori Ito (Japan); speed-skaters Bonnie Blair (USA) and Dan Jansen (USA); and alpine downhill skier A.J. Kitt (USA).

O'Brien interviews Kitt, who discusses the difficulty of the alpine course and how he trained for the Games.

O'Brien recaps the various opening ceremonies being held in the areas adjacent to the Olympic Games.

O'Brien introduces "Pat's Home Video," which contains segments personally filmed by O'Brien and highlighting his interactions with the people at the Olympic Games.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: February 9, 1992 Sunday 11:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 00:28:58
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: B:25919
  • GENRE: Sports
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Alpine Skiing, downhill men
  • SERIES RUN:
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CREDITS

    • Pat O'Brien … Anchor Sports Commentator
    • Katarina Witt … Sports Commentator
    • A. J. Kitt … Athlete
    • Alberto Tomba … Athlete
    • Bonnie Blair … Athlete
    • Dan Jansen … Athlete
    • Kristi Yamaguchi … Athlete
    • Christopher Bowman … Athlete
    • Midori Ito … Athlete
    • Séverine du Peloux … Performer