Golden Day Daichi Suzuki Soared Through Submarinery

On this day 25 years ago at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korean, Japan’s Daichi Suzuki made history when he beat American David Berkoff and Russian Igor Polianski at their own game of submarinery to claim the Olympic 100m backstroke crown; SwimVortex.com catches up with the champ to hear him talk tactics

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On this day 25 years ago at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korean, Japan’s Daichi Suzuki made history when he beat American David Berkoff and Russian Igor Polianski at their own game of submarinery to claim the Olympic 100m backstroke crown; SwimVortex.com catches up with the champ to hear him talk tactics

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JMott76

New playlists channel, starting with 80s/90s swimming:

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEo9tLNeX11pj58EE0lowqA/videos?view=1&feature=guide

Every LC global final/WR I can find. Frustrating how little Guayaquil/Madrid currently upped, hopefully copies still exist in an archive somewhere….

Any vids I’ve missed? Please let me know 🙂

JMott76

Stumbled on Berkoff’s 54.51 WR. Enjoy 🙂

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItvVOzC1tcg

Craig Lord

Thanks for all the video links … good to see them in one place 🙂

JMott76

Very welcome Craig. Another I missed till now… Jess Hardy’s better copy of her (ex) 50/100 record:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRq4FqpaZbA

JMott76

And another…

Short clip of Dara Torres’ 25.62 from 83:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bdl9cgtZddw

JMott76

Can’t stop finding ’em!

Pellegrini’s 1.55.45 Beijing heat:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trOOS9JhIcw

Plus 2 more Asian Games backstroke TBs – Gao Chang (50) & Zhao Jing (200) – to add to Ye’s 200IM:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drjNSwC5Xz0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_Y1CX-M2T0

[Can’t find Zhao’s 58.94]

JMott76

Seoul W4x100 Free:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnTGkOQYciE

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