GAMES OF THE XXV OLYMPIAD, THE {1992 BARCELONA OLYMPICS}: DAY 11 {PART 4 OF 7} (TV)

Summary

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 highlights and events.

Sports commentators Tom Hammond, and Craig Masback cover the men's track and field 400m hurdles finals: Kevin Young (USA) wins the gold medal 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.

Sports commentator Todd Christensen interviews Young (USA) about his gold-medal run.

Sports commentator Dwight Stones provides coverage of the men's track and field long jump finals featuring Carl Lewis (USA) and Mike Powell (USA).

Hammond and Masback cover the women's track and field 1500m semifinals: Tetyana Dorovskikh (Unified Team) finishes in first with a time of 4:03.79, Malgorzata Rydz (Poland) finishes in second place with a time of 4:03.83, Qu Yunxia (China) finishes in third place with a time of 4:03.86, Yekaterina Podkopayeva (Unified Team) finishes in fourth place with a time of 4:03.93, and Patti Plumer (USA) finishes in fifth place with a time of 4:04.23.

Hammond and Masback cover the men's track and field 1500m finals: Noureddine Morceli (Algeria) finishes in first place with a time of 3:39.22, Rachid El-Basir (Morocco) finishes in second place with a time of 3:39.26, Joseph Chesire (Kenya) finishes in third place with a time of 3:39.43, and Manuel Pancorbo (Spain) finishes in fourth place with a time of 3:39.52.

Sports commentator Bud Collins recaps the women's tennis doubles semifinal match between the USA, featuring Gigi Fernandez and cousin Mary Joe Fernandez, and the Unified Team, featuring Leila Meskhi and Natasha Zvereva. USA defeats the Unified Team 6-4 / 7-5.

Collins and sports commentator Chris Evert highlight the upcoming women's tennis singles match between Jennifer Capriati (USA) and Steffi Graf (Germany).

Costas highlights men's tennis singles and the sport of water polo: USA defeats Germany 7-2 in men's water polo.

Hammond and Masback cover the women's track and field 100m hurdles finals: Paraskevi Patdulidou (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.

Hammond highlights Gail Devers (USA) and her life and journey to the 1992 Olympic Games, including the near-loss of her vision due to Graves' Disease

Christensen interviews Devers (USA) about her fifth-place finish in the women's track and field 400m finals.

Notable commercials and/or promos include the following: Dan O'Brien and Dave Johnson for Reebok.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: August 4, 1992
  • RUNNING TIME: 01:01:00
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: 112202
  • GENRE: Sports
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Olympic Games, 1992, Summer, Barcelona; Olympics; Sports; Tennis, doubles women; Tennis, singles men; 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; Water Polo, water polo men
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  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - MCI^TV - Commercials - Texaco^TV - Commercials - Chef Boyardee^TV - Commercials - Phar-Mor^TV - Commercials - Reebok

CREDITS

  • Bob Costas … Anchor Sports Commentator
  • Tom Hammond … Sports Commentator
  • Craig Masback … Sports Commentator
  • Todd Christensen … Sports Commentator
  • Bud Collins … Sports Commentator
  • Dwight Stones … Sports Commentator
  • Chris Evert … Sports Commentator
  • Winthrop Graham … Athlete
  • Kevin Young … Athlete
  • Kriss Akabusi … Athlete
  • Carl Lewis … Athlete
  • Mike Powell … Athlete
  • Noureddine Morceli … Athlete
  • Rachid El-Basir … Athlete
  • Joseph Chesire … Athlete
  • Manuel Pancorbo … Athlete
  • Tetyana Dorovskikh … Athlete
  • Malgorzata Rydz … Athlete
  • Qu Yunxia … Athlete
  • Yekaterina Podkopayeva … Athlete
  • Patti Sue Plumer … Athlete
  • Gigi Fernandez … Athlete
  • Mary Joe Fernandez … Athlete
  • Leila Meskhi … Athlete
  • Jennifer Capriati … Athlete
  • Steffi Graf … Athlete
  • Gail Devers … Athlete
  • Paraskevi Patdulidou … Athlete
  • LaVonna Martin … Athlete
  • Yordanka Donkova … Athlete
  • Natasha Zavereva … Athlete
  • Dan O'Brien … Talent, Reebok Commercial
  • Dave Johnson … Talent, Reebok Commercial
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