Silver Lining To A Golden Moment For Dutch Quartet

We reach day 3 of finals in our Seoul 1988 – 25 Years On – anniversary special: this was the day of Janet Evans and Beamonesque 4:03.85 in the 400m free; of Matt Biondi and a 48.63 100 free win that would remain Olympic record until Sydney 2000. victory for Igor Polianski (URS) and golds No 2 and 3 for Kristin Otto (GDR) – and a golden moment with a silver lining for the Dutch 4x100m free quartet

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We reach day 3 of finals in our Seoul 1988 – 25 Years On – anniversary special: this was the day of Janet Evans and Beamonesque 4:03.85 in the 400m free; of Matt Biondi and a 48.63 100 free win that would remain Olympic record until Sydney 2000. victory for Igor Polianski (URS) and golds No 2 and 3 for Kristin Otto (GDR) – and a golden moment with a silver lining for the Dutch 4x100m free quartet

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Lane Four

It was fascinating to read the Dutch interview. Mostly at the anger and frustration they voiced and obviously felt towards the DDR coaches and swimmers. I agree completely. The Netherlands was the 1988 Olympic champions that day and for all history.

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