THE SUMMER GAMES

LIVE, FROM BARCELONA

July 27 1992
THE SUMMER GAMES

LIVE, FROM BARCELONA

July 27 1992

LIVE, FROM BARCELONA

The following guide highlights the finals in each of the medal events at the Barcelona Summer Games, CTV and NBC programs are listed in eastern daylight time. However, there is a distinction. CTV shows will be broadcast simultaneously from coast-tocoast—B. C. viewers, for example, will see the same program three hours earlier, local time. But NBC coverage in the mountain and Pacific time zones will be delayed by one and three hours, respectively. The times of the events—and the TV coverage—are subject to last-minute changes.

SATURDAY, JULY 25

Although the first soccer (football) matches will be held on July 24, the 1992 Summer Games officially open with ceremonies in the Olympic Stadium.

•CTV: 1-2 p.m., 7-10 p.m., midnight-2:30 a.m.

•NBC: 8 p.m.-midnight

SUNDAY, JULY 26

In cycling, hard-peddling Alison Sydor of North Vancouver will try to become queen of the road. In women’s swimming, worldrecord holder Jenny Thompson of the United States is favored in the 100-m freestyle, while American Summer Sanders should put up a stiff challenge to reigning world champion Krisztina Egerszegi of Hungary in the 400-m individual medley. Canada’s Nancy Sweetnam should also make the medley finals. In shooting, Canadians Sharon Bowes and Christina Ashcroft are expected to do well in the air rifle event.

Finals:

CYCLING—Men’s team 100km time trial; women’s individual road race MODERN PENTATHLON—

Fencing

SHOOTING—Women’s air rifle; men’s free pistol SWIMMING—Women’s 100-m freestyle and 400-m individual medley; men's 100-m breaststroke and 200-m freestyle

WEIGHTLIFTING—Up to 52 kg

There are also preliminaries in baseball, basketball, boxing, diving, field hockey, gymnastics, soccer, volleyball and wrestling.

•CTV: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 7-10 p.m., midnight-2:30 a.m.

• NBC: noon-6 p.m., 7 p.m.midnight, 12:35-2:05 a.m.

MONDAY, JULY 27

In men’s swimming, Canadian Marcel Gery is a contender in the 100-m butterfly, a race in which Seoul gold-medal winner Anthony Nesty of Suriname is the favorite. Canada’s Guylaine Cloutier will be in medal contention in the women’s 200-m breaststroke, where American high-school student Anita Nall will be the swimmer to beat. Two Chinese divers, Fu Mingxia and Zhu Jinhong, are expected to

dominate the women’s 10-m platform event. Canadian Paige Gordon is also expected to do well.

Finals:

CYCLING—Men’s onekilometre time trial DIVING—Women’s platform JUDO—Women’s and men’s heavyweight

MODERN PENTATHLON—

Swimming and shooting SHOOTING—Women’s sport pistol; men’s air rifle SWIMMING—Women’s 200-m freestyle and 200-m breaststroke; men’s 100-m butterfly, 400-m individual medley and 4 x 200-m freestyle relay WEIGHTLIFTING—Up to 56 kg

Preliminaries in baseball, basketball, boxing, equestrian sports, field hockey, gymnastics, handball, rowing, soccer, wrestling and yachting.

• CTV: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 7:3010 p.m., midnight-2:30 a.m.

•NBC: 7-10 a.m., 7:30 p.m. -midnight, 12:35-2:05 a.m.

TUESDAY, JULY 28

In rowing, Canada’s injured sculler and defending world champion Silken Laumann will be competing in her first preliminary race. Swimming will heat up in the men’s 200-m backstroke when U.S.-born Martin Lopez-Zubero, who chose to swim for Spain, hits the pool. He is the reigning world-record holder—and a local hero. In the men’s 100-m freestyle, the top contenders are Americans Matt Biondi and Jon Olsen, and Alexander Popov of the Unified Team. American Janet Evans, three-time gold-medal winner in Seoul, is competing in the women’s 400-m freestyle. Finals:

GRECO-ROMAN WRESTLING

—Up to 52, 68 and 100 kg GYMNASTICS—Women’s optional team exercises JUDO—Women’s and men’s light heavyweight MODERN PENTATHLON— Cross-country

SHOOTING—Skeet; men’s air pistol

SWIMMING—Women’s 400-m freestyle, 100-m backstroke and 4 x 100-m freestyle relay; men’s 100-m freestyle and 200-m backstroke WEIGHTLIFTING—Up to 60 kg

Preliminaries in badminton, baseball, boxing, cycling, diving, equestrian sports, field hockey, rowing, soccer, table tennis, tennis, volleyball and yachting.

• CTV: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 7:3010 p.m., midnight-2:30 a.m.

• NBC: 7-10 a.m., 7:30 p.m.midnight, 12:35-2:05 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 29

In women’s swimming, Canada’s Guylaine Cloutier, ranked third in the world in the 100-m breaststroke, should be a strong contender. In the men’s 200-m breaststroke, Britain’s Nick Gillingham is the man to beat, but Mike Barrowman of the United States will also be a strong contender. In the men’s 400-m freestyle, watch for Australian star Keren Perkins. In men’s diving, long dominated by now retired American superstar Greg Louganis, the springboard event will be hotly contested. The favorites are Americans Mark Lenzi and Kent Ferguson, although

Chinese divers should also excel. Finals:

CYCLING—Men’s fourkilometre pursuit DIVING—Men’s springboard GRECO-ROMAN WRESTLING—

Up to 48, 74 and 130 kg

GYMNASTICS—Men’s optional

team exercises

JUDO—Women’s and men’s

middleweight

MODERN PENTATHLON—

Riding

SHOOTING—Men’s English match

SWIMMING—Women’s 100-m butterfly and 100-m breaststroke; men’s 400-m freestyle, 200-m breaststroke and 4 x 100-m freestyle relay WEIGHTLIFTING—Up to 67.5 kg

Preliminaries in badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, equestrian sports, field hockey, handball, rowing, soccer, table tennis, tennis, volleyball and yachting.

• CTV: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 7:3010 p.m., midnight-2:30 a.m.

• NBC: 7-10 a.m., 7:30 p.m.midnight, 12:35-2:05 a.m.

THURSDAY, JULY 30

In men’s swimming, Canada’s top medal hopeful, Mark Tewksbury, will face tough competition in the 100-m backstroke from two Americans, world-record holder Jeff Rouse and David Berkoff, as well as

France’s Franck Schott and Spain’s Martin Lopez-Zubero.

In the women’s 200-m individual medley, Canada’s Marianne Iimpertis ranked fourth in the world behind Americans Summer Sanders and Nicole Haislett, and German Daniela Hunger. Canadians Stuart Young-Black and Nick Holmes-Smith are expected to do well in the challenging threeday equestrian event. In gymnastics, in the women’s individual combined event, American Kim Zmeskal and Hungarian Henrietta Onodi will be the top contenders, although Svetlana Boginskaya of the Unified Team could challenge. Finals:

EQUESTRIAN—Three-day event FENCING—Women’s individual foil

GRECO-ROMAN WRESTLING—

Up to 57, 62, 82 and 90 kg GYMNASTICS—Women’s individual combined JUDO—Women’s and men’s light middleweight SHOOTING—Men’s rapid-fire pistol; women’s smallbore rifle, three position

SWIMMING—Women’s 200-m individual medley, 800-m freestyle and 4 x 100-m medley relay; men’s 200-m butterfly, 50-m freestyle and 100-m backstroke

WEIGHTLIFTING—Up to 75 kg

Preliminaries in badminton, basketball, boxing, cycling, field

hockey, handball, rowing, soccer, table tennis, tennis, volleyball and yachting.

• CTV: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 7:3010 p.m., midnight-2:30 a.m.

• NBC: 7-10 a.m., 7:30 p.m.midnight, 12:35-2:05 a.m.

FRIDAY, JULY 31

In men’s cycling, Canadian star Curt Harnett will be a strong contender in the sprint. In swimming, Gary Anderson of Brampton, Ont., should do well in the 200-m individual medley. Canadians are also medal contenders in the men’s 4 x 100-m medley relay. World-record holder Kieren Perkins of Australia is the favorite in the men’s 1,500m freestyle. In athletics (track and field), Canadians Bruny Surin, Atlee Mahorn and Ben Johnson will run their first heats in the 100 m. Zola Pieterse, the middle-distance runner who, as Zola Budd, ran for Britain in the 1984 Olympics and is now competing for South Africa, will run her first heat of the women’s 3,000-m. Finals:

ATHLETICS—Men’s shot put and 20-km walk CYCLING—Men’s and women’s sprint and fourkilometre pursuit; men’s 50-km points race

FENCING—Men’s individual foil GYMNASTICS—Men’s

individual combined JUDO—Women’s and men’s lightweight

SHOOTING—Men’s smallbore rifle, three position SWIMMING—Women’s 200-m butterfly, 50-m freestyle and 200-m backstroke; men’s 200-m individual medley, 1,500-m freestyle and 4 x 100-m medley relay WEIGHTLIFTING—Up to 82.5 kg

Preliminaries in archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, canoeing, handball, rowing, table tennis, tennis, volleyball and yachting.

• CTV: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 7:3010 p.m., midnight-2:30 a.m.

• NBC: 7-10 a.m., 7:30 p.m.midnight, 12:35-2:05 a.m.

SATURDAY, AUG. 1

In rowing, the Canadian women’s pairs and fours, who both won last year’s world championships in Vienna, will be battling for Olympic gold.

Canada’s Sheryl Boyle is a medal contender in the women’s individual slalom kayak event. In gymnastics, Canada’s Stella Umeh could make the finals in the beam, vault and floor events. American superstar Jackie Joyner-Kersee, who holds a stunning 7,291point world record, is expected to triumph in the two-day, seven-event heptathlon.

ATHLETICS—Women’s marathon, javelin and Day 1 of heptathlon; men’s and women’s 100 m CANOEING—Women’s individual slalom kayak; men’s individual slalom canoe FENCING—Men’s individual épée

GYMNASTICS—Women’s apparatus

JUDO—Women’s and men’s featherweight

ROWING—Women’s coxless fours, double sculls and coxless pairs; men’s coxed fours, double sculls, coxless pairs and single sculls SHOOTING—Women’s air pistol; men’s running-target rifle

WEIGHTLIFTING—Up to 90 kg

Preliminaries in archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, diving, field hockey,

handball, soccer, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo and yachting.

• CTV: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 7:3010 p.m., midnight-2:30 a.m.

• NBC: noon-6 p.m., 7 p.m.midnight, 12:35-2:05 a.m.

SUNDAY, AUG. 2

In rowing, both Canada’s women’s and men’s eights teams are gold-medal contenders. In the single-scull event, Canada’s Silken Laumann hopes to make the finals. In men’s individual slalom kayak, Canada’s David Ford is a strong contender. In yachting, three-time world champion Caroll-Ann Alie of Gracefield, Que., will be a top competitor in Lechner 390. In gymnastics, Canada’s Curtis Hibbert, who placed third in the vault at the 1992 world championships, could make the finals in three events. In trapshooting, Canadian George Leary is a strong contender; teammates Susan Nattrass and John Primrose are also expected to do well.

Finals:

ARCHERY—Women’s individual

ATHLETICS—Men’s hammer throw and high jump; women’s

3,000 m and Day 2 of heptathlon

CANOEING—Men’s individual slalom kayak and doubles slalom canoe

CYCLING—Men’s individual road race

FENCING—Men’s individual sabre

GYMNASTICS—Men s

apparatus

JUDO—Women’s and men’s bantamweight ROWING—Women’s single and quadruple sculls and eight oars; men’s coxed pairs, coxless fours, quadruple sculls and eight oars SHOOTING—Trap WEIGHTLIFTING—Up to 100 kg

YACHTING—Men’s and women’s Lechner 390

Preliminaries in badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, diving, equestrian sports, field hockey, handball, soccer, syn-

chronized swimming, table tennis, tennis, volleyball and water polo.

• CTV: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 7-10 p.m., midnight-2:30 a.m.

• NBC: 8-11 a.m., noon-6 p.m.,

7 p.m.-midnight, 12:35-2:05 a.m.

MONDAY, AUG. 3

In yachting, two-time world champion Hank Lammens of Brockville, Ont., is expected to do well in Finn class, while 1988 bronze medallists Frank McLaughlin and John Millen are strong contenders in Flying Dutchman. Their teammates, Ross Macdonald and Eric Jesperson, make up the top Canadian crew in Star class. In athletics, Canadian Mark McKoy is a contender in the 110-m hurdles; Charmaine Crooks of Vancouver is likely to be in the 800-m finals. Moses Tanui of Kenya is the favorite in the

10,000 m. In equestrian sports, Canada’s dressage team is expected to do well. In diving, Gao Min of China and Irina Lashko of the Unified Team are the top contenders in women’s springboard. Canadian divers Mary DePiero and Evelyne Boisvert are also expected to shine.

Finals:

ARCHERY—Men’s Individual ATHLETICS—Women’s discus,

10-km walk and 800 m; men’s triple jump, 110-m hurdles and

10,000 m

DIVING—Women’s springboard EQUESTRIAN—Team dressage TABLE TENNIS—Women’s doubles

WEIGHTLIFTING—Up to

YACHTING—Women’s International Europe and 470; men’s Finn and 470; Flying Dutchman, Star, Tornado

Preliminaries in badminton, basketball, boxing, canoeing, fencing, field hockey, handball, synchronized swimming, tennis, volleyball, water polo and wrestling.

• CTV: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 7:3010 p.m., midnight-2:30 a.m.

• NBC: 7-10 a.m., 7:30 p.m.midnight, 12:35-2:05 a.m.

TUESDAY, AUG. 4

In horse jumping, Canadian star Ian Millar will anchor a team that includes Beth Underhill, Jay Hayes and Jennifer Foster. In yachting, watch for Canadians Paul Thomson, Phil Gow and Stuart Flinn in the Soling class. In diving, the men’s platform event could be a battle between two Chinese men, Xiong Ni and Sun Shuwei, although Dmitry Sautin of the Unified Team is sure to mount a strong challenge. Canadian Bruno

Fournier should also do well. Finals:

ARCHERY—Men’s and women’s team BADMINTON—Men’s and women’s singles and doubles DIVING—Men’s platform EQUESTRIAN—Team jumping FENCING—Women’s team foil TABLE TENNIS—Men’s doubles

WEIGHTLIFTING—Over 110 kg YACHTING—Soling

Preliminaries in baseball, basketball, boxing, canoeing, field hockey, handball, tennis, volleyball and wrestling.

• CTV: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 7:3010 p.m., midnight-2:30 a.m.

• NBC: 7-10 a.m., 7:30 p.m.-midnight, 12:35-2:05 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 5

Canadian freestyle wrestler Chris Wilson, who won a silver medal at the 1991 world championships, will be a contender in the 68-kg class. In equestrian sports, Canadians Christilot Boylen and Leonie Bramall are expected to do well in individual dressage. Watch for Canadian Michael Smith on Day 1 of the decathlon. In tennis, semifinals will be held in men’s doubles and women’s singles. Among the top women players will be German Steffi Graf and Spaniard

Arantxa Sanchez Vicario.

Finals:

ATHLETICS—Women’s 400 m and 400-m hurdles; men’s discus, 400 m, 800 m and Day 1 of decathlon BASEBALL

EQUESTRIAN—Individual dressage

FENCING—Men’s team foil FREESTYLE WRESTLING—

Up to 52, 68 and 100 kg TABLE TENNIS—Women’s singles

Preliminaries in basketball, canoeing, field hockey, soccer, synchronized swimming, tennis, water polo and volleyball.

• CTV: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 7:30-10 p.m., midnight-2:30 am.

• NBC: 7-10 a.m., 7:30 p.m.-midnight, 12:35-2:05 am.

THURSDAY, AUG. 6

The gruelling 10-event decathlon, which ends with the 1,500-m race, should be an exciting competition with as many as five potential gold-medal winners, including Canada’s Michael Smith and American Dave Johnson. Canadian Atlee Mahorn is expected to do well in the 200 m, a race in which American Michael Johnson is the favorite. In synchronized swimming, Montrealborn Sylvie Fréchette, the reigning solo world champion, will be going for gold. Canadian wrestler Jeff Thue, who won bronze at the 1991 world championships, is in medal contention in the 130-kg class. Among the top contenders in the long jump are two Americans: Mike Powell, who broke the world record last year, and veteran Cdrl Lewis.

In tennis, semifinals will be held in women’s doubles and men’s singles. American Jim Courier, Swede Stefan Edberg and German Boris Becker are among the top male players.

Finals:

ATHLETICS—Women’s 100-m hurdles and 200 m; men’s long jump, 400-m hurdles, 200 m and Day 2 of decathlon FENCING—Men’s team épée FREESTYLE WRESTLING—

Up to 48, 74 and 130 kg SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING— Solo

TABLE TENNIS—Men’s singles

Preliminaries in basketball, boxing, canoeing, field hockey, handball, rhythmic gymnastics, tennis, volleyball and water polo.

• CTV: 11 am.-5 p.m., 7:30-10 p.m., midnight-2:30 am.

• NBC: 7-10 am., 7:30 p.m.-midnight, 12:35-2:05 am.

FRIDAY, AUG. 7

Defending world champion Renn Crichlow of Nepean,

Ont., is the top contender in the 500-m individual kayak race, a breathtaking flat-out sprint, while teammate Caroline Brunet is in medal contention in the women’s kayak event. Larry Cain and Dave Frost are expected to do well in doubles canoeing. The synchronized swimming duet should turn into a duel of identical twins: world champions Karen and Sarah Josephson of the United States and Penny and Vicky Vilagos

of Canada. In athletics, polevaulter Sergei Bubka of the Unified Team and long-jumper Jackie Joyner-Kersee of the United States will try to repeat their gold-medal-winning performances of 1988. In athletics, South Africa’s best medal hope is Elana Meyer in the 10,000 m race, an event in which Liz McColgan of Britain is favored to win.

Finals:

ATHLETICS—Women’s shot put, longjump and 10,000 m; men’s 50-km walk, pole vault and 3,000-m steeplechase

BASKETBALL—Women’s final CANOEING—Flat-water kayak and canoe—500-m individuals and doubles

FENCING—Men’s team sabre FIELD HOCKEY—Women’s final

FREESTYLE WRESTLING—Up

to 57, 62, 82 and 90 kg SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING—

Duet

TENNIS—Men’s doubles and women’s singles VOLLEYBALL—Women’s final

Preliminaries in boxing, equestrian sports, handball, rhythmic gymnastics and soccer.

• CTV: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 7:3010 p.m., midnight-2:30 a.m.

• NBC: 7-10 a.m., 7:30 p.m.-midnight, 12:35-2:05 a.m.

SATURDAY, AUG. 8

Canada’s Renn Crichlow has a solid shot at a medal in

the 1,000-m kayak race. His teammates, Larry Cain and Dave Frost are expected to be strong contenders in the 1,000-m canoe race. America’s Dream Team is all but certain to be dunking for gold in the men’s basketball finals. In athletics, Canadian men are expected to place well in the 4 x 100-m relay. And in the men’s 1,500 m (the once famous mile, minus 110 m), Algerian superstar Noureddine Morceli is the favorite. The Cubans, who have not attended an Olympics since 1980, are expected to dominate boxing.

Finals:

ATHLETICS—Women’s high jump, 4 x 100-m relay, 1,500 m and 4 x 400-m relay; men’s javelin, 4 x 100-m relay, 1,500 m, 5,000 m and 4 x 400-m relay

BASKETBALL—Men’s final BOXING—Finals in six weight classes

CANOEING—Men s

1,000-m flat-water kayak—individual, doubles and fours—and 1,000-m flatwater canoe, individual and doubles; women’s kayak, 500-m fours

FIELD HOCKEY—Men’s final HANDBALL—Men’s and women’s finals RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS SOCCER

TENNIS—Women’s doubles; men’s singles

Preliminaries in water polo.

• CTV: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 7:3010 p.m., midnight-2:30 a.m.

• NBC: noon-6 p.m., 7:30 p.m.midnight, 12:35-2:05 a.m.

SUNDAY, AUG. 9

In the individual horsejumping event, Ian Millar, who has triumphed in more than 100 grand prix and derby events, will be going after his first solo Olympic gold medal on his usual mount, Big Ben.

In boxing, watch for Canadian light middleweight Raymond Downey, middleweight Chris Johnson and light heavyweight Dale Brown. Japanese runner Hiromi Taniguchi will be a strong contender in the marathon. Canada’s Peter Maher, who came fourth in last year’s New York City marathon, is also expected to do well. The closing ceremonies will bring down the curtain on the xxv Summer Games.

Finals:

ATHLETICS—Men’s marathon BOXING—Finals in six weight classes

EQUESTRIAN—Individual jumping

VOLLEYBALL—Men’s final WATER POLO

CLOSING CEREMONIES

• CTV: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 7-10 p.m.

• NBC: 8-11 a.m., noon-6 p.m., 7-11 p.m.