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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.

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


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

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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