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February 4, 1987 | TRACY DODDS, Times Staff Writer
Eddy Borysewicz, coach of the U.S. men's cycling team, was asked to assess the cycling ability of John Moffet. "I am sorry. I do not know him. Who?" John Moffet. Olympic swimmer. Had a world record in the breaststroke. Just graduated from Stanford. He's in Colorado Springs, Colo., right now, riding a bike at your national training camp. He's . . . "Oh, yes. Now I know him. Yes. Very nice man. Interesting man. Very good body. Very good potential. But the switch from swimming is not overnight.
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February 4, 1987 | TRACY DODDS, Times Staff Writer
Eddy Borysewicz, coach of the U.S. men's cycling team, was asked to assess the cycling ability of John Moffet. "I am sorry. I do not know him. Who?" John Moffet. Olympic swimmer. Had a world record in the breaststroke. Just graduated from Stanford. He's in Colorado Springs, Colo., right now, riding a bike at your national training camp. He's . . . "Oh, yes. Now I know him. Yes. Very nice man. Interesting man. Very good body. Very good potential. But the switch from swimming is not overnight.
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July 21, 1985
The Times will sponsor, as a benefit for The Times Fund, a special premiere showing Monday night, July 29, of the official film of the 1984 Olympic Games. The film, entitled, "16 Days of Glory," and produced by Bud Greenspan, will be shown at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
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June 26, 1986 | Associated Press
Dan Jorgensen of San Diego broke the American record in the 400-meter freestyle Wednesday night at the U.S. swimming world championship trials. Jorgensen swam the distance in 3 minutes 49.41 seconds, breaking the American record of 3:51.03 set by George DiCarlo two years ago. Second-place finisher Matt Cetlinski of Lake Worth, Fla., also bettered the previous record with a time of 3:49.72. Mary T. Meagher of Louisville, Ky., beat Jenna Johnson of Santa Rosa, Calif.
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July 28, 1985
The Times will sponsor, as a benefit for The Times Fund, a special premiere showing Monday night of the official film of the 1984 Olympics. The film, entitled "16 Days of Glory" and produced by Bud Greenspan, will be shown at the Academy of Motion Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Athletes scheduled to be in attendance are Carl Lewis, Rowdy Gaines, Peter Vidmar, Mitch Gaylord, Paul Gonzales, Evelyn Ashford, Greg Louganis, John Moffet and Valerie Brisco-Hooks.
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March 29, 1985 | Associated Press
Mike O'Brien of USC and Thomas Jager of UCLA broke American records in the 500- and 50-yard freestyle events, respectively, Thursday night during the 62nd annual NCAA men's swimming and diving championships. O'Brien, a 19-year-old freshman, bettered the record time of 4:14.85, set by Florida's Matt Cetlinski in the afternoon trials. Olympian George DiCarlo was second in 4:15.26, while Cetlinski was third in 4:16.99. "I tried to go out controlled and save my legs," O'Brien said.
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March 16, 1986
Stanford won its fifth straight Pacific 10 swimming and diving championship Saturday night at East Los Angeles City College. Stanford had 598 points, followed by UCLA with 546, California at 477 and USC at 400. Arizona State was fifth at 365, followed by Arizona with 331, Washington with 143 and Oregon with 75. In final events, Arizona's Alex Mlawsky won the 1,650-yard freestyle in 14 minutes 54.83 seconds. Stanford's Jeff Kostoff was second in 14:56.
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April 3, 1986 | Associated Press
Defending champion Stanford was rated as the favorite, but coaches at the 63rd NCAA Division I Men's Swimming and Diving Championships predicted that the battle for the title will be one of the closest in history. The three-day meet at the Indiana University Natatorium begins today. "I have to go along with Stanford," Indiana Coach James Counsilman said Wednesday. But he rated California, with Matt Biondi, and Florida as solid contenders.
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June 26, 1986 | Associated Press
Dan Jorgensen of San Diego broke the American record in the 400-meter freestyle Wednesday night at the U.S. swimming world championship trials. Jorgensen swam the distance in 3 minutes 49.41 seconds, breaking the American record of 3:51.03 set by George DiCarlo two years ago. Second-place finisher Matt Cetlinski of Lake Worth, Fla., also bettered the previous record with a time of 3:49.72. Mary T. Meagher of Louisville, Ky., beat Jenna Johnson of Santa Rosa, Calif.
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April 3, 1986 | Associated Press
Defending champion Stanford was rated as the favorite, but coaches at the 63rd NCAA Division I Men's Swimming and Diving Championships predicted that the battle for the title will be one of the closest in history. The three-day meet at the Indiana University Natatorium begins today. "I have to go along with Stanford," Indiana Coach James Counsilman said Wednesday. But he rated California, with Matt Biondi, and Florida as solid contenders.
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March 16, 1986
Stanford won its fifth straight Pacific 10 swimming and diving championship Saturday night at East Los Angeles City College. Stanford had 598 points, followed by UCLA with 546, California at 477 and USC at 400. Arizona State was fifth at 365, followed by Arizona with 331, Washington with 143 and Oregon with 75. In final events, Arizona's Alex Mlawsky won the 1,650-yard freestyle in 14 minutes 54.83 seconds. Stanford's Jeff Kostoff was second in 14:56.
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July 28, 1985
The Times will sponsor, as a benefit for The Times Fund, a special premiere showing Monday night of the official film of the 1984 Olympics. The film, entitled "16 Days of Glory" and produced by Bud Greenspan, will be shown at the Academy of Motion Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Athletes scheduled to be in attendance are Carl Lewis, Rowdy Gaines, Peter Vidmar, Mitch Gaylord, Paul Gonzales, Evelyn Ashford, Greg Louganis, John Moffet and Valerie Brisco-Hooks.
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July 21, 1985
The Times will sponsor, as a benefit for The Times Fund, a special premiere showing Monday night, July 29, of the official film of the 1984 Olympic Games. The film, entitled, "16 Days of Glory," and produced by Bud Greenspan, will be shown at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
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March 29, 1985 | Associated Press
Mike O'Brien of USC and Thomas Jager of UCLA broke American records in the 500- and 50-yard freestyle events, respectively, Thursday night during the 62nd annual NCAA men's swimming and diving championships. O'Brien, a 19-year-old freshman, bettered the record time of 4:14.85, set by Florida's Matt Cetlinski in the afternoon trials. Olympian George DiCarlo was second in 4:15.26, while Cetlinski was third in 4:16.99. "I tried to go out controlled and save my legs," O'Brien said.
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May 18, 1999
Irvine/Senior Broke the 18-year-old Southern Section Division I record in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 54.89 at the division finals at Belmont Plaza. The previous mark was held by former Newport Harbor standout and Olympian John Moffet. The time was only .50 off the national high school record. Kim also swam the breaststroke leg of the Vaqueros' winning 200 individual medley relay (1:34.18). Mike Strand/Baseball; El Toro/Senior Had three home runs, six RBIs vs.
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July 14, 1985
"Sixteen Days of Glory," the official film of the 1984 Olympic Games produced by Bud Greenspan, will have its world premiere July 29 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Greenspan has also produced the critically acclaimed "Numero Uno" and "The Olympians" series. The premiere is a benefit for The Los Angeles Times Fund, the newspaper's charity organization which supports activities for underprivileged youngsters in Southern California.
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