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Olympics #22209

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 31, 1972
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(Studio) Drama, disappointment for United States mark Olympic Games. Mark Spitz wins 5th gold medal, breaks world record. 2 United States entries in 100-meter sprint contest disqualified.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Munich, West Ger.) 80,000 await quarter finals in 100-meter dash. Eddie Hart, Rey Robinson of United States disqualified for absence at qualifying event because of misunderstanding about time schedule. [100-meter dash filmed.] Jean Louis Ravelomanatsoa of the Malagasy Republic wins race. [Rey ROBINSON - interviewed by Howard Cosell; explains time mix-up.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) United States wins 3 gold medals in wrestling. Ben Peterson, Wayne Wells, and Dan Gable the medalists.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Jennings, Peter;
Reasoner, Harry

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