Louganis overcame odds to earn Olympic gold
Sept. 19, 1988 - Greg Louganis did the unthinkable in attempting to defend his three-meter springboard Olympic title in Seoul, South Korea. In the preliminary round, he hit his head on the board while performing his ninth of 11 dives, a reverse 2½ somersault pike. He received temporary sutures to close the gash in his scalp.
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