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1992 Summer Olympics

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The Best of the Barcelona 1992 Opening Ceremony

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Barcelona 1992 | Olympic Legacy

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Derek Redmond's Emotional Olympic Story - Injury Mid-Race | Barcelona 1992 Olympics

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Linford Christie wins 100m Gold - Barcelona 1992 Olympics

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Derek Redmond at Barcelona 1992 | Epic Olympic Moments

The 1992 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event celebrated in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain in 1992. Beginning in 1994, the International Olympic Committee decided to hold the games in alternating even-numbered years; as a result, the 1992 Summer Olympics were the last competition to be staged in the same year as the Winter Olympics. The games were the first to be unaffected by boycotts since 1972 and the first summer games since the end of the Cold War.
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  • Host city selection 

  • Highlights 

  • Venues 

  • Demonstration sports 

  • Participating National Olympic Committees 

  • Terrorism 

  • Effect on the city 

  • Cost and cost overrun 

  • Songs and themes 

  • Mascot 

  • Corporate image and identity