Leading Off

Face Facts
September 05, 2004

YOU DON'T HAVE to read the agate type to know how each of these athletes felt about his or her Olympic moment. Hicham El Guerrouj, for instance, looks as if the weight of the world has been lifted from his shoulders after finally winning a gold in the 1,500m, while Yao Ming can't hide his disappointment with China's play in basketball.

COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY SIMON BRUTY Flat OutIT WAS THE grueling end of a grueling competition for the decathletes, who kicked back after completing the 1,500-meter run, the final leg of their event. Roman Sebrle (inset) of the Czech Republic won the gold with 8,893 points. COLOR PHOTOBILL FRAKES (INSET) [see leadin above][see caption above] TWO COLOR PHOTOSPHOTOGRAPHS BY LYNN JOHNSON Stepping Down WITH THE TRADITIONAL sign-off for a retiring wrestler, U.S. super heavyweight Rulon Gardner, a surprise gold medalist in Sydney, bid farewell after taking a bronze in Athens on Aug. 25. Gardner plans to spread the gospel of physical fitness.
COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSYURIY BORZAKOVSKIY, Russia Track COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSABBY WAMBACH, U.S. Soccer COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSSONIA BISSET, Cuba Track COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSSTEVEN LOPEZ, U.S. Taekwondo COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSOANA MIHAELA BAN, Romania Gymnastics COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSALLEN IVERSON, U.S. Basketball COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSGARY HALL JR., U.S. Swimming COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSLIU XIANG, China Track COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSFANI HALKIA, Greece Track COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSLISA LESLIE, U.S. Basketball COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSALEEN BAILEY, Jamaica Track COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSSCOTT PARSONS, U.S. Kayak COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSTINA THOMPSON, U.S. Basketball COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSCOURTNEY KUPETS, U.S. Gymnastics COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSAZIZ ZAKARI, Ghana Track COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSCOURTNEY MCCOOL, U.S. Gymnastics COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSLISA FERNANDEZ, U.S. Softball COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSMICHAEL PHELPS, U.S. Swimming COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSIRINI MERLENI, Ukraine Wrestling COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSLAURYN WILLIAMS, U.S. Track COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSHICHAM EL GUERROUJ, Morocco Track
COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSSTANISLAVA KOMAROVA, Russia Swimming COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSANNA PAVLOVA, Russia Gymnastics COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSLYNDON FERNS, South Africa Swimming COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSADAM NELSON, U.S. Shot Put COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSYELENA ISINBAYEVA, Russia Pole Vault COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSTOM PAPPAS, U.S. Decathlon COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSAGATA WROBEL, Poland Weightlifting COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSAMANDA BEARD, U.S. Swimming
COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSJUSTIN GATLIN, U.S. Track COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSYULIYA NESTERENKO, Belarus Track COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSKATIE HOFF, U.S. Swimming COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSMISTY MAY & KERRI WALSH, U.S. Beach Volleyball COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSSVETLANA KHORKINA, Russia Gymnastics COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSIAN THORPE, Australia Swimming COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSPERDITA FELICIEN, Canada Track COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSSHAWN CRAWFORD, U.S. Track COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSPYRROS DIMAS, Greece Weightlifting COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSINGE DE BRUIJN, the Netherlands Swimming COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSBRANDI CHASTAIN, U.S. Soccer COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSPAUL HAMM, U.S. Gymnastics COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSYAO MING, China Basketball COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSKOSUKE KITAJIMA, Japan Swimming COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSMARIA MUTOLA, Mozambique Track COLOR PHOTOPHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN BIEVER, SIMON BRUTY, BILL FRAKES, LYNN JOHNSON, HEINZ KLUETMEIER, BOB MARTIN, PETER READ MILLER, JOHN W. MCDONOUGH, BOB ROSATO AND AL TIELEMANSULRIKE URBANSKY, Germany Track

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