GAMES OF THE XXVI OLYMPIAD, THE {1996 ATLANTA OLYMPICS}: DAY 13 {PART 5 OF 5} (TV)

Summary

This program presents a portion of coverage of the 1996 summer Games of the XXVI Olympiad from Atlanta. 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 Dan Hicks and Cynthia Potter cover the third dive of the finals of the women's 3-meter springboard diving event. Fu Mingxia (China) scores a 63.00 on her dive. Irina Lashko (Russia) scores a 43.20 on her dive. Anna Lindberg (Sweden) scores a 42.00 on her dive. Vera Ilyina (Russia) scores a 29.70 on her dive. Hicks and Potter cover the fourth dive of the finals of the women's 3-meter springboard diving event. Yuki Motobuchi (Japan) scores a 61.56 on her dive. Jenny Keim (USA) scores a 60.48 on her dive. Melisa Moses (USA) scores a 55.44 on her dive. Yelena Zhupina (Ukraine) scores a 61.58 on her dive. Fu scores a 65.70 on her dive. Lashko scores a 53.10 on her dive. Hicks and Potter cover the final dive of the finals of the women's 3-meter springboard diving event. Annie Pelletier (Canada) scores a 63.00 on her dive. Motobuchi scores a 45.24 on her dive. Keim scores a 59.94 on her dive. Moses scores a 62.16 on her dive. Zhupina (Ukraine) scores a 60.48 on her dive. Fu scores a 60.03 on her dive. Lashko scores a 59.16 on her dive. Lindberg scores a 52.08 on her dive. Final standings in the women's 3-meter springboard diving event: Fu Mingxia (China) wins the gold with a score of 547.68; Irina Lashko (Russia) wins the silver medal with a score of 312.19; and Annie Pelletier (Canada) wins the bronze medal with a score of 509.64. Costas provides coverage of the medal ceremony for the men's 100kg freestyle wrestling event, where Kurt Angle (USA) receives the gold medal. Costas interviews Angle over his gold medal victory and the hardships he has faced. Costas highlights softball player Dot Richardson (USA) returning home to Los Angeles after her team won the gold medal. Notable commercials and/or promos include the following: Jackie Joyner-Kersee for Avon cosmetics.


Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: July 31, 1996 11:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 00:37:52
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: 112300
  • GENRE: Sports
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Diving, 3m springboard women
  • SERIES RUN:
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - Avon^TV - Commercials - Delta^TV - Commercials - IBM^TV - Commercials - Diet Coke^TV - Commercials - Visa^TV - Commercials - Budweiser

Credits

  • Bob Costas … Anchor Sports Commentator
  • Dan Hicks … Sports Commentator
  • Cynthia Potter … Sports Commentator
  • Kurt Angle … Athlete
  • Irina Lashko … Athlete
  • Fu Mingxia … Athlete
  • Anna Lindberg … Athlete
  • Vera Ilyina … Athlete
  • Yuki Motobuchi … Athlete
  • Jenny Keim … Athlete
  • Melisa Moses … Athlete
  • Yelena Zhupina … Athlete
  • Annie Pelletier … Athlete
  • Dot Richardson … Athlete
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee … Talent, Avon commercial