Barcelona 1992 Opening CeremonyThe Australian team parade during the Opening Ceremony of the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games in Spain.
O'Neill swamped by alumniOlympic champion Susie O'Neill is swamped by her alumni at Lourdes College on Olympic Day.
Madame Butterfly returns to schoolOlympic champion Susie O'Neill returned to her old high school, Lourdes College, to talk about the postive impact sport has had on her life for Olympic Day.
Spanish SwimKieren Perkins in action during the Mens 200m freestyle during the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain.
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Australian FirstAustralia's Clint Robinson after winning the K1 canoeing event. Here at the medal ceremony with his gold medal, he watches the Australian flag being raised in the air .
Olympic FlameThe Olympic flame burning brightly over the city during the Games.
Booming Past ChinaAndrew Gaze takes a free throw during Australia's 88-66 win over China. The Boomers finished the tournament ranked 6th.
Oarsome FoursomeThe 'oarsome foursome' Andrew Cooper, Michael McKay, Nick Green and James Tomkins of Australia throw their arms in the air to celebrate their victory in the men's coxless fours final.
Cycling SuccessKathy Watt of Australia surprises even herself to win the women's 80km road race in 2:05.03. Watt also won the silver medal on the track in the 3,000m individual pursuit three days later.
O'Neill's First of ManySusie O'Neill on her way to her first Olympic medal, winning the bronze in the 200m butterfly. O'Neill would go on represent Australia at two more Games and win a total of 8 medals including two gold.
Estadi Olímpic de MontjuïcA general view of the spectacular main stadium during a qualifying heat for the men's 400m hurdles.
Swimming StrengthSamantha Riley of Australia in action during her 200m breaststroke heat. Riley earlier in the meet won the bronze medal in the 100m breastroke.
Eventing Dominance(L-R) Matthew Ryan, Andrew Hoy and Gillian Rolton of Australia celebrate after winning gold in the equestrian three-day event. Ryan also won the individual gold.
Australia's First Tennis MedalNicole Provis (left) and Rachel McQuillan during their women's double semi-final. The pairs bronze was Australia's first Olympic tennis medal.
Olympic FlagA giant Olympic flag is pulled across the field and over the athletes during the Opening Ceremony.
Marathon DeterminationSteve Moneghetti of Australia in action during the marathon. Moneghetti found the going tough in the heat placing 48th.
British JoyLinford Christie of Great Britain raises his hands in celebration as he crosses the finish line ahead of the pack to capture the gold medal in the men's 100m final. Christie went one better than his silver from Seoul.
Golden GloryAustralia's Kieren Perkins waves to the crowd after winning the men's 1500m freestyle event.
The Beginning of a DominanceKieren Perkins of Australia raises his arms in joy after winning the gold medal in the 1500m freestyle event. Perkins won with a time of 14:43.48 seconds.
Swimming SuccessHayley Lewis prepares for a heat swim. Lewis went on to win the silver in the 800m freestyle and the bronze in the 400m.
Peppertment GroveGillian Rolton of Australia on Peppermint Grove during the cross country discipline of the 3-day event.
Original Dream TeamThe original American Dream Team awaits their next match. Co-captained by Michael Johnson (2nd from left) the team included Michael Jordon (4th from left), Charles Barkley (5th from left) and the best the NBA had to offer. The team scored more than 1
Diving from Great HeightsDiving was one of the spectacles of the Games with competitors jumping above the skyline from the 10m tower.
Long Leaps for GoldCarl Lewis of the USA celebrates on the podium after winning his third consecutive long jump crown. His jump of 8.67m defeated world record holder Mike Powell by three centimetres.
The Fast and The FuriousFast and furious action as paddlers power their way down the flatwater course during heats of the K4 1,000m.
Australia's Spanish WelcomeDiver Jenny Donnett leads the Australian team during the Parade of Nations at the Opening Ceremony.
Hoy Jumps on KiwiAustralia's Andrew Hoy on Kiwi during the showjumping discipline of the 3-Day event.
Golden NuggetsThis is a series which features Australian gold medal winners in the summer Olympic Games from Athens in 1896 through to the Beijing Games in 2008. The series was written and narrated by veteran Olympic broadcaster, Norman May.