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Olympics / Medals #188

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 21, 1968
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(Studio) American athletes lead in Olympics.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Mexico City, Mexico) Joe Dube of United States wins heavywt. lifting bronze medal. Belgium's Serge Reding takes silver medal. USSR Leonid Zhabotinsky wins gold medal. United States Bob Beamon made 29 foot 2 1/2 in. leap. United States Dick Fosbury sets new Olympic high jump record and wins gold medal. United States track and field team wins 12 gold medals; women 3. Swimming team wins 8 of 10 gold medals awarded. United States has wide lead in all medals.
REPORTER: Chris Schenkel

Reynolds, Frank;
Schenkel, Chris

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