Record Breaking Moments

Mark Spitz wins seven Olympic golds
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Mark Spitz wins seven Olympic golds

Sept. 4, 1972

Widely hyped coming in, Spitz, 22, proved to be utterly unstoppable at the Summer Games in Munich -- winning all of his events in world-record times while becoming the first athlete in any sport to collect seven gold medals at a single Olympics.

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