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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 caption dated August 8, 1984 reads, "...flips over and prepares for a perfect splashdown on his way to posting a score of 752.37--more than 100 points ahead of ..."
1 photographic print :b&w ;33 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00052579 Herald Examiner Collection HE box Sports-Olympics-Diving CARL0005564383 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/23412
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--California--Los Angeles Diving--Competitions--California--Los Angeles Springboard diving--California--Los Angeles Swimming pools--California--Los Angeles Universities and colleges--California--Los Angeles Aquatic sports facilities--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Spectators--California--Los Angeles Stadiums--California--Los Angeles University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs