The men’s marathon at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games in the USA was won by Portuguese runner Carlos Lopes. Other runners in the race were John Treacy, Charles Spedding, Jospeh Nzau, Robert DeCastella, Takeshi Soh, Juma Ikangaa, Toshihiko Seko. Here is final lap of the race. See more on the men’s Olympic Games marathon.
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The men’s 100m at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games was won by American sprinter Carl Lewis in 9.99 seconds. Here is a video about Carl and the build up and race of the final. See more on the History of the Olympics 100m sprint.
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Here is the player sprint competition held during half-time at the 1984 Grand Final. The winner was Doug Cox of Essendon. Geoff Ablett of Richmond came a close second. Geoff Ablett, competing for Hawthorn, won the first three grand final sprints in 1979, 1980 and 1981. The prize money was $1000 for 1st, $300 for second and $200 for third. See more about the GF Sprint.
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Here is a video of Torvill and Dean’s classic performance to Ravel’s Bolero during the 1984 winter olympics held in Sarajevo
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