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Report

Highlights

August 05, 1996

TRACK

Four and a half hours after the start of the marathon, the last runner entered Centennial Stadium, where he was greeted like a champion.

EQUESTRIAN

American riders found that European dominance of their sport hasn't slipped. Better facilities and more attention are credited.

BOXING

Super-heavyweight Paea Wolfgramm had a broken wrist and a broken nose but fought on to win silver, the first medal for Tonga.

VOLLEYBALL

The Netherlands defeated Italy in five games for the men's gold medal, and Yugoslavia beat Russia for the bronze medal.

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