This program presents a portion of coverage of the 1992 summer Games of the XXV Olympiad from Barcelona. Highlights of this portion include coverage of the following events and topics: Anchor sports commentator Bob Costas presides throughout this portion and introduces various events and highlights. Sports commentators Tom Hammond, Craig Masback, and Todd Christenson cover the finals of the men's 400-meter hurdles event. Kevin Young (USA) wins the gold medal record with a time of 46.78; Winthrop Graham (Jamaica) wins the silver medal with a time of 47.66; and Kriss Akabusi (Great Britain) wins the bronze medal with a time of 47.82. Christenson interviews Young post-race. Sports commentator Dwight Stones covers the men’s long jump event. Carl Lewis (USA) jumps 27'4" on his second attempt. Mike Powell (USA) makes his own attempt and jumps 26' 11.75". Hammond and Masback cover the semifinals of the women's 1500-meter sprint. Tetyana Dorovskikh (Unified Team) finishes in first with a time of 4:03.79, Malgorzata Rydz (Poland) finishes second with 4:03.83, and Qu Yunxia (China) finishes third with a time of 4:03.86. Stones continues coverage of the men's long jump event. Lewis fouls his third attempt. Powell jumps 27'4" on his next attempt. Hammond and Masback cover the semifinals of the men's 1500-meter sprint. Noureddine Morceli (Algeria) wins with a time of 3:39.22, Rachid El-Basir (Morocco) places second with a time of 3:39.26, and Joseph Chesire (Kenya) places in third with a time of 3:39.43. Stones continues coverage of the men's long jump event: Lewis fouls his fourth jump attempt. Powell makes his fourth jump attempt and fouls. Sports commentators Bud Collins and Chris Evert present highlights of women's tennis, featuring Gigi Fernandez (USA), Mary Joe Fernandez (USA), Steffi Graf (Germany), and Jennifer Capriati (USA). Hammond, Masback, and Christenson cover the finals of the women's 100-meter hurdles event. Gail Devers (USA) is profiled, discussing her battle back to competition from Graves Disease. Final results for the women’s 100-meter hurdles event are: Paraskevi Patoulidou (Greece) wins the gold medal with a time of 12.64; LaVonna Martin (USA) wins the silver medal with a time of 12.69; and Yordanka Donkova (Bulgaria) wins the bronze medal with a time of 12.70. Devers trips over the last hurdle while in the lead and falls, finishing in fifth place. Stones continues coverage of the men's long jump event. Lewis jumps 27' 10.75" on his next jump. Powell jumps 28'0" on his next jump. Notable commercials and/or promos include the following: Jay Leno for “The Tonight Show”; Paula Abdul for Diet Coke soft drink; and Dan O'Brien and Dave Johnson for Reebok footwear.


  • DATE: August 6, 1992
  • RUNNING TIME: 01:01:00
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: 112214
  • GENRE: Sports
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Olympic Games, 1992, Summer, Barcelona; Olympics; Sports; Tennis, doubles women; Tennis, singles women; Track and Field, 100m hurdles women; Track and Field, 1500m men; Track and Field, 1500m women; Track and Field, 400m hurdles men; Track and Field, long jump men; U.S. Olympic Archive, presented by Gordon Crawford, The
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  • Bob Costas … Anchor Sports Commentator
  • Tom Hammond … Sports Commentator
  • Craig Masback … Sports Commentator
  • Todd Christensen … Sports Commentator
  • Dwight Stones … Sports Commentator
  • Bud Collins … Sports Commentator
  • Chris Evert … Sports Commentator
  • Kevin Young … Athlete
  • Winthrop Graham … Athlete
  • Kriss Akabusi … Athlete
  • Carl Lewis … Athlete
  • Mike Powell … Athlete
  • Noureddine Morcelli … Athlete
  • Rachid El-Basir … Athlete
  • Joseph Chesire … Athlete
  • Tetyana Dorovskikh … Athlete
  • Malgorzata Rydz … Athlete
  • Qu Yunxia … Athlete
  • Gigi Fernandez … Athlete
  • Mary Joe Fernandez … Athlete
  • Steffi Graf … Athlete
  • Jennifer Capriati … Athlete
  • Gail Devers … Athlete
  • Paraskevi Patoulidou … Athlete
  • LaVonna Martin … Athlete
  • Yordanka Donkova … Athlete
  • Jay Leno … Talent, The Tonight Show promo
  • Dan O'Brien … Talent, Reebok commercial
  • Dave Johnson … Talent, Reebok commercial
  • Paula Abdul … Talent, Diet Coke commercial
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