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Title
"Duet" wins gold medal
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Knudsen, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
1984
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
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 August 10, 1984 reads, "The United States' Candy Costie and Tracie Ruiz--or is it Tracie Ruiz and Candy Costie?--perform their nearly perfect, gold-medal duet in synchronized swimming at USC Stadium pool." The pair won the gold medal for their routine, "Duet."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00098663
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Sports-Olympics
CARL0005077146
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/33735
Subject
Olympic Swim Stadium (Los Angeles, Calif.)
University of Southern California
Olympic Games--(23rd :--1984 :--Los Angeles, Calif.)
Olympics
Synchronized swimmers--United States
Swimmers--United States
Olympic athletes--United States
Women Olympic athletes--United States
Swimming--California--Los Angeles
Synchronized swimming--California--Los Angeles
Aquatic sports facilities--California--Los Angeles
Swimming pools--California--Los Angeles
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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