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Atlanta 1996 Olympics

July 14, 1996


The ages of Amanda Beard, left, and Connie Paraskevin-Young show how universal the Olympics are. Beard, 14, is competing on her first Olympic team and Paraskevin-Young, 35, her fifth.

* Photos by: Anacleto Rapping (Beard) and Keri Pickett (Paraskevin-Young)


* Olympic Section Editor: Dave Morgan

* Assistant Section Editors: Emilio Garcia-Ruiz and Claire Matranga.

* Sports Editor: Bill Dwyre

* Executive Sports Editor: Rick Jaffe

* Senior Assistant Sports Editors: Mike James, Mike Kupper.

* Writers: Doug Cress, Lisa Dillman, Mike Downey, Chris Dufresne, Randy Harvey, Mark Heisler, Mike Hiserman, Tim Kawakami, Robin Norwood, Mike Penner, Bill Plaschke and Larry Stewart.

* Copy Editors: Jay Christensen, Steve Horn, Mike Kennedy, Houston Mitchell, Dave Moylan and Paul Netter.

* Photo Editors: Vince Compagnone, Michael Edwards,

* Photo Technicians: Shami Ahmad, Mika Namir and Rikki Sax.

* Graphics Editors: Chris Erskine, Vicky McCargar, David Montesino, Kris Onuigbo, Julie Sheer

* Artists: Leslie Carlson, Michael Hall, Rob Hernandez, Greg Hester, Lorena Iniguez, Victor Kotowitz, Dennis Lowe, Matt Moody, Ken Oelerich, Rebecca Perry, David Puckett, Susan Shoaff.

* Production: Steve Egler, Steve Schroeder

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