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Medals for the 1980 U.S. summer Olympic team

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs.

Medals for the 1980 U.S. summer Olympic team

hearing before the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, on H. R. 7482 ... June 25, 1980.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medals -- United States.,
  • Olympics.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSerial - House, Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs ; no. 96-59
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 15 p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22226900M

    The Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad (), was an international multi-sport event held in Moscow, Soviet Union, in present-day Russia. The Games were the first Olympic Games to be staged in Eastern Europe, and remain the only Summer Olympics held there, as well as the first Olympic Games to be held in a Slavic .   It's unforgivable that the site ignores them. If you want to see a list of the athletes on the summer U.S. team who were denied the right to compete, buy the book "Boycott: Stolen Dreams of the Moscow Olympic Games" by Jerry and Tom Caraccioli. They have a complete list in the back of that book.

      With medals in four consecutive Summer Games, Baumgartner is the most decorated American wrestler ever and served as U.S. Olympic flag-bearer for the Atlanta Games. Tommie Smith and Author: Avi Wolfman-Arent. My hope is that the Olympic team will stand as a barrier against the use of athletes’ efforts outside the sports venues. We know that the only effect was to leave us all without a result. Photo: Anita DeFrantz won a bronze medal in rowing at the Olympics and was a member of the U.S. Olympic team.

    A recently released book, "BOYCOTT: Stolen Dreams of the Moscow Olympic Games," includes quotes from several of the U.S. Olympians. They were asked what they would say to Carter about. Moskva Summer Games. Summer Games Index: Previous Summer Games Next Summer Games. Host City: Moskva, Soviet Union (J to August 3, ) Opening Ceremony: J (opened by President Leonid Brezhnev) Lighter of the Olympic Flame: Sergey Belov Takers of the Olympic Oath: Nikolay Andrianov (athlete) and Aleksandr Medved (official).


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