50m Freestyle Men - Atlanta 1996 Swimming | Throwback Thursday
Back in 1996, the Men's 50m Freestyle became a tight and thrilling competition where Russian swimmer Alexander Popov repeated his success from Barcelona 1992 and defended his gold medal whereas silver and bronze where separated by only 3 hundredths of a second. Relive the full event from the Summer Olympics in Atlanta 🥇 Aleksandr Popv (22.13) 🇷🇺 🥈 Gary Hall (Jr) (22.26) 🇺🇸 🥉 Fernando Scherer (22.29) 🇧🇷 What is your favorite Olympic moment of all time? Let us know in the comments below and it might be featured in the next #ThrowbackThursday! Subscribe to the official Olympic channel here & hit the bell! 🔔 http://oly.ch/Subscribe Visit the official Olympics website for everything you need to know about the Games: http://oly.ch/Olympics
Alexander Popov - Russian Freestyle Sprint Master | Barcelona 1992 Olympics
Alexander Popov dominated the men's sprint freestyle discipline at the Barcelona Games, winning gold medals in the 50m and 100m freestyle events and silver medals in the 4x100m freestyle relay as well as the 4x100m men's medley.
Alexander Popov Wins Men's 50M and 100M Freestyle Gold - Barcelona 1992 Olympics
Russia's Alexander Popov wins the gold medal in both the men's 50m and 100m freestyle event at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games. Subscribe to the Olympics here & hit the bell! 🔔 http://oly.ch/Subscribe Visit the official Olympics website for everything you need to know about the Games: http://oly.ch/Olympics
1998 | Michael Klim Vs Alex Popov | 1998 World Champs | Mens 100 Freestyle
Michael Klim Vs Alex Popov going head to head in the final of the Mens 100m Freestyle at the 1998 World Championships in Perth | Popov takes the title in a time of 48.93 with Klim taking Silver in 49.20 | Bronze was won by Sweed Lars Frolander | At the time, both Klim and Popov were training together at the AIS in Canberra under coach Gennadi Touretski | This footage has been taken from a Channel 7 Australia broadcast | If this is a breach of copyright please advise and it will be removed |