Olympiad: 1988 Seoul 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.
Abie Grossfeld was a two-time Olympian, but his biggest impact was as a coach, including guiding the 1984 U.S. men's gymnastics team to the team all-around title.
David Robinson did not stand out on the basketball court until starring at the Naval Academy. He played in three Olympic Games, winning two gold medals and one bronze.
Mary T. Meagher set her first world record before she began high school and Madame Butterfly, as she was known, won three gold medals at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games.
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 world's greatest athletes ever, Carl Lewis won nine Olympic gold medals, including four consecutive gold medals in the long jump.
Karch Kiraly led the U.S. to two men's volleyball gold medals, won a gold medal in beach volleyball and coached the U.S. Women's Volleyball Team to a bronze medal at the Rio je Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee won six Olympic medals (three gold), started four years on the UCLA women's basketball team and was named the Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century by Sports Illustrated.
Florence Griffith Joyner was one of the most flamboyant runners of all time. Known for her long hair, long fingernails and bright track suits, FloJo won three Olympic gold medals and two silvers.
Janet Evans competed in three Olympics and won four gold medals. She will never forget passing the torch to Muhammad Ali to light the Olympic Flame at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games.
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