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Olympic Games / Swimming / Equestrian #762672

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 19, 2004
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(Athens: Brian Williams) The suspension from the Olympic Games of 5 weightlifters for steroid use noted; today’s results reviewed.

(Athens: Dennis Murphy) US swimmer Gary Hall, Jr. profiled; scenes shown from the pool; details given of the swimming accomplishments of his father and of his struggle with type 1 diabetes. [HALL – comments on winning a gold medal in the 2000 Olympics; talks about living with diabetes.] [Father Gary HALL – comments.]

(Athens: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(No location given: Mike Taibbi) US equestrian competitor Amy Tryon††, a Seattle area firefighter, profiled; scenes shown of Tryon riding. [TRYON – comments on her horse, Poggio††, whom she bought through a classified ad, and her Olympic dream.] [Sammamish, Washington, Eastside Fire & Rescue Danny EVANGER†, Lt. Bill PITT†, coach Capt. Mark PHILLIPS††- comment on Tryon.]

Williams, Brian;
Murphy, Dennis;
Taibbi, Mike

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