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In Photos: Historic moments of the Olympic Games -- Seoul 1988

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1988 Seoul Olympics -- Japan's Daichi Suzuki captures the gold medal in the men's 100-meter backstroke. Commenting on his success, he said, "Third place is equal to losing. I wanted to win so I made a brave attempt to perform the 'vassallo kick' for 30 meters, which was 5 meters longer than usual."

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