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7.27.96

July 27, 1996
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7.27.96

FORECAST: Expect a high of 86 degrees under mostly sunny skies,
with a 20% chance of rain.

This is an article from the July 27, 1996 issue

HOT TICKET: Track and field, night session (AT11171). The
marquee sport of the Games kicks into gear with the finals in
the men's and women's 100 meters. Jonathan Edwards of Great
Britain is the favorite in the triple jump.

BUT WHO PAYS THE ELECTRIC BILL? For winning the 1995 world
championships, javelin thrower and '92 Olympic silver medalist
Natasha Shikolenko received a three-bedroom flat from
Belarussian president Aleksandr Lukashenko. The javelin finals
are tonight as well.

TODAY'S GOLD RUSH

BEACH VOLLEYBALL (1)
(2 p.m.) Atlanta Beach and Water Club

WOMEN
Pick: Pires-Silva, Brazil

CANOE (1)
(10 a.m.) Ocoee Whitewater Center Men's Slalom Singles
Pick: Martin Lang, Germany

CYCLING (2)
(11:15 a.m.) Stone Mountain Velodrome

MEN'S TEAM PURSUIT
Pick: Australia

WOMEN'S SPRINT
Pick: Erika Salumae, Estonia

DIVING (1)
(10 p.m.) Georgia Tech Aquatic Center

WOMEN'S PLATFORM
Pick: Fu Mingxia, China

KAYAK (1)
(10 a.m.) Ocoee Whitewater Center

WOMEN'S SLALOM SINGLES
Pick: Anne Boixel, France

ROWING (7)
(9 a.m.) Lake Lanier

MEN'S PAIRS WITHOUT COX
Pick: Redgrave-Pinsent,
Great Britain

WOMEN'S PAIRS WITHOUT COX
Pick: Schwen-Kraft, U.S.

MEN'S DOUBLE SCULLS
Pick: Undset-Stoerseth, Norway

WOMEN'S DOUBLE SCULLS
Pick: McBean-Heddie, Canada

MEN'S FOURS WITHOUT COX
Pick: Italy

WOMEN'S SINGLE SCULLS
Pick: Silken Laumann, Canada

MEN'S SINGLE SCULLS
Pick: Derek Porter, Canada

SHOOTING (2)
(12:30 p.m.) Wolf Creek Shooting Complex

MEN'S SKEET
Pick: Andrea Benelli, Italy

MEN'S SMALL-BORE RIFLE, THREE POSITION
Pick: Rajmond Debevec, Slovenia

TRACK AND FIELD (4)
(5:30 p.m.) Olympic Stadium

MEN'S TRIPLE JUMP
Pick: Jonathan Edwards, Great Britain

WOMEN'S JAVELIN
Pick: Natalia Shikolenko, Belarus

WOMEN'S 100M
Pick: Gwen Torrence, U.S.

MEN'S 100M
Pick: Dennis Mitchell, U.S.

WEIGHTLIFTING (1)
(4 p.m.) Georgia World Congress Center

200.5 POUNDS
Pick: Alexei Petrov, Russia

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COLOR PHOTO: DAVID E. KLUTHO [Three members of U.S. men's volleyball team in game]

SPOTLIGHT ON ...

U.S. VS. BRAZIL VOLLEYBALL

With a game remaining against unbeaten Cuba, traditional power
Brazil (1-2) faces a must-win situation in order to advance to
the medal round. The U.S. (left) is 2-1 and can lock up a spot
in that round with a victory tonight at the Omni.

This is an article from
the July 27, 1996 issue