Buzz·Posted on Aug 6, 2012The 17 Best Photos Of Olympians In The '80sThe 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.by Jessica TestaBuzzFeed News ReporterFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. First, let's talk about the hair. olympic.org Swimmer Kristin Otto of East Germany at the 1988 Seoul games. 2. Big! olympic.org Long jumper Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee of USA at the 1988 Seoul games. 3. Flowy! olympic.org Tennis player Steffi Graf of Germany at the 1988 Seoul games. 4. Big and flowy! olympic.org Long jumper Heike Drechsler of Germany at the 1988 Seoul games. 5. These cyclists competed for speed while their hair competed for lusciousness. olympic.org Erika Salumae (Soviet Union) wins gold, Christa Luding (East Germany) wins silver and Connie Paraskevin-Young (USA) wins bronze. 6. Moving on: the MUSTACHE was big. olympic.org Jurgen Hingsen of West Germany at the 1984 Los Angeles games. Tony Duffy /Allsport. 7. olympic.org Decathlete Daley Thompson of Great Britain at the 1984 Los Angeles games. Allsport UK/Allsport. 8. And the shorts, well, short. olympic.org Brazil v. Yugoslavia at the 1980 Moscow games. 9. olympic.org Brazil team member at the 1988 Seoul games. 10. olympic.org Stefan Edberg of Sweden at the 1984 Los Angeles games. 11. olympic.org Sprinter Carl Lewis of USA at the 1984 Los Angeles games. 12. olympic.org Marathon runner Joan Benoit of USA at the 1984 Los Angeles games. 13. olympic.org Dainis Kula of the Soviet Union at the 1980 Moscow games. 14. The gymnastics leotards were not nearly as sparkly. olympic.org Romanian gymnasts at the 1984 Los Angeles games. 15. olympic.org Nadia Comaneci of Romania at the 1980 Moscow games. 16. olympic.org Mary Lou Retton of USA at the 1984 Los Angeles games. 17. But one thing remains just about the same today... olympic.org The proportions of this style of men's swimming briefs. Here, Stephan Van Den Berg of the Netherlands at the 1984 Los Angeles games.