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Olympics #466510

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 03, 1972
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(Studio) At Olympics, California's Mark Spitz wins 6th gold medal, sets world record in 100-meter freestyle. American basketball team beats Japan. California's Keena Rothhammer wins women's 800-meter freestyle, upsetting Australia's Shane Gould.
REPORTER: Edwin Newman

(Munich, West Germany) Klaus Wolferman, of West Germany wins javelin throw with Olympic record. Janis Lusis of USSR was favored, is world record holder, loses by 1/2 in. American Bill Schmidt wins bronze medal. Finland's Laase Viren wins 10,000-meter run, shaking off Belgium's Emiel Puttemamns, setting world record. Fellow Fin. runs victory lap with Viren, carrying Finnish flag. West Germany's Bernd Kannenberg wins 50-kilometer walk (31 mile). West Germany's Peter Hess loses lightwt. boxing match to Sven Paulson of Norway.
REPORTER: Edwin Newman

Newman, Edwin

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