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Aug 4, 1996

The US women's soccer team celebrate after beating China 2-1 in the final

The US women's soccer team celebrate after beating China 2-1 in the final

Aug 4, 1996

Naim Suleymangolou wins a third consecutive weightlifting gold

Naim Suleymangolou wins a third consecutive weightlifting gold

Aug 4, 1996

Kerri Strug is helped from the podium by coach Bela Karolyi

Kerri Strug is helped from the podium by coach Bela Karolyi

Aug 4, 1996

Michelle Smith displays one of her three gold medals won in the pool

Michelle Smith displays one of her three gold medals won in the pool

Aug 4, 1996

Alexandr Popov launches himself into the pool

Alexandr Popov launches himself into the pool

Aug 4, 1996

Matthew Pinsent celebrates as Steve Redgrave crumples after winning the coxless pairs

Matthew Pinsent celebrates as Steve Redgrave crumples after winning the coxless pairs

Aug 4, 1996

Shaquille O'Neal towers above his opponents

Shaquille O'Neal towers above his opponents

Aug 4, 1996

Dan O'Brien competes in the pole vault round of the Olympic decathlon

Dan O'Brien competes in the pole vault round of the Olympic decathlon

Aug 4, 1996

Josia Thugwane wins the Olympic marathon

Josia Thugwane wins the Olympic marathon

Aug 3, 1996

Miguel Indurain races to Olympic time trial glory

Miguel Indurain races to Olympic time trial glory

Aug 3, 1996

Andre Agassi unleashes a forehand

Andre Agassi unleashes a forehand

Aug 1, 1996

Michael Johnson breaks the world record as he wins gold in the 200m

Michael Johnson breaks the world record as he wins gold in the 200m

Jul 31, 1996

China's Deng Yaping (centre) is crowned Olympic table tennis champion

China's Deng Yaping (centre) is crowned Olympic table tennis champion

Jul 28, 1996

Donovan Bailey wins the 100m final in a world-record 9.84 seconds

Donovan Bailey wins the 100m final in a world-record 9.84 seconds

Jul 27, 1996

Matthew Pinsent and Steven Redgrave cross the finish line

Matthew Pinsent and Steven Redgrave cross the finish line

Jul 23, 1996

Matt Ghaffari sheds a tear after receiving his silver medal

Matt Ghaffari sheds a tear after receiving his silver medal

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