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The 17 Best Photos Of Olympians In The '80s

The shorts were short, the track suits baggy, and the mullets positively ravishing. Things sure looked a lot different a few decades ago at these Games.

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5. These cyclists competed for speed while their hair competed for lusciousness.

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Erika Salumae (Soviet Union) wins gold, Christa Luding (East Germany) wins silver and Connie Paraskevin-Young (USA) wins bronze.

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17. But one thing remains just about the same today...

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The proportions of this style of men's swimming briefs. Here, Stephan Van Den Berg of the Netherlands at the 1984 Los Angeles games.

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