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Moscow 1980 Official Film | O Sport, You Are Peace!

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Los Angeles 1984 Official Film | 16 Days of Glory

By any yardstick, the 1984 Summer Games were a triumph of organisational skill, under the leadership of Peter Ueberroth. Some of the greatest achievements in the history of the Olympics unfolded in Los Angeles: Carl Lewis's four gold medals, Joan Benoit winning the first-ever women's marathon, Michael Gross's two golds and two silvers in the swimming pool, and Sebastian Coe's second successive gold in the 1,500 metres. The American TV producer Bud Greenspan would go on to make nine further Olympic documentaries, and introduced the in-depth study of individual competitors which would become the hallmark of his work.

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