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September 21, 2000
ARCHERY Men, Individual Gold--Simon Fairweather, Australia; Silver--Victor Wunderle, Mason City, Ill.; Bronze--Wietse van Alten, Netherlands CANOE-KAYAK Men, Canoe Doubles Gold--Slovakia (Pavol Hochschorner; Peter Hochschorner); Silver--Poland (Krzysztof Kolomanski; Michal Staniszewski); Bronze--Czech Republic (Marek Jiras; Tomas Mader) Men, Kayak Singles Gold--Thomas Schmidt, Germany; Silver--Paul Ratcliffe, Britain; Bronze--Pierpaolo Ferrazzi, Italy CYCLING Men, Points Gold--Juan Llaneras, Spain; Silver--Milton Wynants, Uruguay; Bronze--Alexey Markov, Russia Men, Sprint Gold--Marty Nothstein, Trexlertown, Pa.; Silver--Florian Rousseau, France; Bronze--Jens Fiedler, Germany Women, Sprint Gold--Felicia Ballanger, France; Silver--Oxana Grichina, Russia; Bronze--Iryna Yanovych, Ukraine FENCING Men, Individual Foil Gold--Young-Ho Kim, South Korea; Silver--Ralf Bissdorf, Germany; Bronze--Dmitri Chevtchenko, Russia GYMNASTICS Men, Individual Gold--Alexei Nemov, Russia; Silver--Wei Yang, China; Bronze--Oleksandr Beresh, Ukraine JUDO Men, 90kg Gold--Mark Huizinga, Netherlands; Silver--Carlos Honorato, Brazil; Bronze--Frederic Demontfaucon, France, and Ruslan Mashurenko, Ukraine Women, 70kg Gold--Sibelis Veranes, Cuba; Silver--Kate Howey, Britain; Bronze--Min-Sun Cho, South Korea, and Ylenia Scapin, Italy SHOOTING Men, 50-Meter Rifle Prone Gold--Jonas Edman, Sweden;...
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September 21, 2000
ARCHERY Men, Individual * Gold--Simon Fairweather, Australia; Silver--Victor Wunderle, Mason City, Ill.
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July 29, 1996 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Growing up as a tall, strong boy in Hungary, there was no doubt about what Balazs Kiss would do in athletics. Throw the hammer. Halfway across the world, Lance Deal was a big kid growing up in Wyoming and there was little question about his sport. Football. Kiss followed his national calling and Deal abandoned his, and each was rewarded for his decision in Sunday's Olympic hammer throw.
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June 30, 1997 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The gates of the stately All England Club were thrown open Sunday to the working class, and for a rare moment brass-buttoned blazers gave way to denim and backpacks. Wimbledon's reluctant populism had an equalizing effect on the tournament because, soon democracy was breaking out all over. The women's side lost six seeded players, including four of the top 10. Befitting the day, a handful of unknown players overthrew tennis' royalty.
NEWS
July 29, 1996
When it comes to performance, athletes have lived up to the Olympic motto, "Faster, Higher, Stronger." Marks of 100 years ago are easily eclipsed by high school athletes today. Here's a look at how times and distances have improved in some of the high-profile events since the modern games began 100 years ago. 100 Meters Athens (1896)* Men: 12.0 Women: L.A. (1932) Men: 10.3 Women: 11.9 Tokyo (1964) Men: 10.05 Women: 11.49 Olympic Record Men: 9.84 (Donovan Bailey, Canada, 1996) Women: 10.
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