Olympiad: 1976 Montreal Summer Games

After narrowly missing qualifying for the Rome 1960 Olympic Games, Ron O'Brien became one of the sport's finest coaches. His divers won 154 gold, 90 silver and 78 bronze medals in major Olympic, world, national, NCAA and Big Ten Conference diving championships in his first 25 years of coaching.
LeRoy Walker was the first Black American to coach a U.S. Olympic Team, guiding the men’s track and field team to six gold medals in the Montreal 1976 Olympics.
At the Munich 1972 Olympic Games, Frank Shorter became the first American man in 64 years to win an Olympic marathon gold medal. He added a silver at the Montreal 1976 Olympic Games.
Equestrian J. Michael Plumb competed in seven Olympics, more than any other American athlete, winning six medals: two gold and four silver.
At the Montreal 1976 Olympic Games, John Naber won four gold medals: 100- and 200-meter backstroke, 4x100-meter medley relay, 4x200-meter freestyle relay -- all in world-record time.
Greg Louganis became the first male diver to sweep the 3-meter springboard and 10-meter platform events at consecutive Olympics Games.
One of the best boxers of all-time, Sugar Ray Leonard beat each of six opponents by 5-0 scores en route to winning the light welterweight gold medal at the Montreal 1976 Olympic Games.
A football injury derailed Bruce Jenner's football career and started a path to decathlon gold at the Montreal 1976 Olympic Games. Jenner later came out as transgender and changed her name to Caitlyn Jenner.
Willie Davenport ran the 100-meter hurdles in four Summer Games and won one gold medal. At the Lake Placid 1980 Olympic Winter Games, he was part of the U.S. four-man bobsled team.
The most accomplished American male gymnast, Bart Conner starred at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games as he led the U.S. to the team all-around gold medal and won a gold on the parallel bars.
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