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Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was also used for articles dated August 8, 1984 and August 8, 1985. 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 7, 1984 shows Greg Louganis making his first appearance in the men's springboard preliminaries of the 1984 Olympic Games.
1 photographic print :b&w ;32 x 23 cm. Photographic prints
00052582 HeraldÂ Examiner Collection HE box Sports-Olympics-Diving CARL0005564385 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/23414
Louganis, Greg,--1960- Olympic Swim Stadium (Los Angeles, Calif.) University of Southern California Olympic Games--(23rd :--1984 :--Los Angeles, Calif.) Olympics Divers--United States Olympic athletes--United States Diving--Competitions--California--Los Angeles Springboard diving--California--Los Angeles Swimming pools--California--Los Angeles Diving--California--Los Angeles Universities and colleges--California--Los Angeles Aquatic sports facilities--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