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FOUR GOLDS AND THE ULTIMATE GOAL

1984

28 July – 12 August

FOUR GOLDS AND THE ULTIMATE GOAL

At the Olympic Games Los Angeles 1984, OMEGA introduced several new timekeeping technologies, including pressure-sensitive false start detectors that were used in swimming and athletics. By winning the 100 m, 200 m, long jump and 4 x 100 m relay, one exceptional American athlete took home four golds and achieved his ultimate goal of matching the same medal haul as his hero from the controversial Olympic Games Berlin 1936.

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Crowd in a stadium at the Olympic Games Los Angeles 1984
Poster for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles
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