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Title
Men's 100 metre breaststroke, 1984 Olympic Games
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Mendoza, Javier
Date Created and/or Issued
1984
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
The Olympic Swim Stadium, later McDonald's Swim Stadium then the Uytengsu Aquatics Center, on the University of Southern California campus, was built for the 1984 Summer Olympic Games and opened in July 1983. Synchronized swimming first became an official Olympic sport with both solo and duet competitions at the 1984 Summer Games.
Photograph caption dated July 30, 1984 reads, "[John] Moffett, center, leads the dive into history at the start of the 100-metre breaststroke."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00098661
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Sports-Olympics
CARL0005077147
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/33736
Subject
Olympic Swim Stadium (Los Angeles, Calif.)
University of Southern California
Olympic Games--(23rd :--1984 :--Los Angeles, Calif.)
Olympics
Swimmers--United States
Olympic athletes--United States
Swimming--Breaststroke--California--Los Angeles
Swimming--California--Los Angeles
Swimming pools--California--Los Angeles
Aquatic sports facilities--California--Los Angeles
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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