To protest the International Volleyball Federation's decision to disallow a U.S. victory over Japan, members of the U.S. men's Olympic volleyball team arrive for their match against Canada with their heads shaved.
Mark Lenzi succeeds retired countryman Greg Louganis as the men's Olympic three-meter springboard diving champion, and Mike barrow man breaks his own world record in winning the 200-meter breaststroke.
Yael Arad becomes the first Israeli Olympic medalist by earning the silver in the women's 134.5-pound judo competition. She dedicates her medal to the 11 Israeli athletes murdered at the 1972 Munich Games.
Estonian cyclist Erika Salumae wins the women's sprint, but Olympic officials, having never before raised her country's flag, fly it upside down at the medal ceremony.