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Title supplied by cataloger. By the age of 16, diver Greg Louganis had won his first Olympic medal. Eight years later, at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, he won gold in both the platform and springboard events, becoming the first man in 56 years to do so. He repeated the feat at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. In 1994, Louganis publicly acknowledged his homosexuality, adding his name to the short list of prominent gay athletes. Photograph dated August 8, 1984 shows Greg Louganis competing in the 10 meter platform diving finals.
1 photographic print :b&w ;33 x 25 cm. Photographic prints
00055813 Herald Examiner Collection HE box Sports-Olympics-Diving CARL0005564389 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/23418
Louganis, Greg,--1960- Olympic Swim Stadium (Los Angeles, Calif.) University of Southern California Olympic Games--(23rd :--1984 :--Los Angeles, Calif.) Divers--United States Olympics Olympic athletes--United States Diving--Competitions--California--Los Angeles Swimming pools--California--Los Angeles Aquatic sports facilities--California--Los Angeles Universities and colleges--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Stadiums--California--Los Angeles University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
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