UCLA Spotlight

Bruins Bound for Beijing

  • Published Aug 4, 2008 8:07 AM

The road to Olympic gold often runs through UCLA. Since 1920, the year after the university was founded, Bruins have participated in every Summer Olympiad save one (1924). Even in 1980, during the U.S.-led boycott of the Games, foreign athletes who studied at UCLA competed for their home countries in Moscow.

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