100 greatest moments in Olympic history
On the occasion of the centennial of the Olympic Games, Bud Greenspan--the award-winning documenter who's done more to shape the image of the modern games than anyone--presents a collection of sports achievements and some of the most inspiring stories about the games ever told. 200 photos.
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100 meter freestyle 1956 Melbourne American Angeles Games Australia Barcelona Berlin Olympics Billy Fiske Birger Ruud bobsled bronze medal coach compete competition Cortina d'Ampezzo crossed the finish crowd roared days later decathlon defeat discus dive finish line Four years later German gold medal gold medal winner Guillemot gymnastic Helsinki honor Irena Jesse Owens knew Koss Lake Placid lead Lillehammer Lis Hartel London long jump Louganis Luz Long marathon meter hurdles meters left Mexico City Meyfarth Montreal Munich Games Nurmi Oerter officials Olympiad Olympic champion Olympic Games Olympic gold medal Olympic history Olympic trials Paavo Nurmi performance podium race recalled relay team runners Ryun Salnikov Saneyev Seoul Silken Laumann silver medal skating slalom smiled Soviet Union spectators speed skating Spitz stadium swimming teammate third Tokyo Tomba track and field United URS-GYM victory Viren Winter Games women won the gold world championships world record holder Zatopek