Swimming: Anita Nall of Towson swam for the circuit, winning a relay gold. Janet Evans and wild child Melvin Stewart, once caught cavorting naked through a girls prep school dorm, also won gold.
Gymnastics: Kim Zmeskal was so hyped by the expectations of others that all that was left for her to do was fail. And she did, finishing 10th after a costly mistake on her very first routine. Shannon Miller won the all-around silver, edged out by Tatiana Gutsu of the Unified Team by 12 thousandths of a point. Her coach said she was robbed.
Basketball: The Dream Girls, unbeaten in 13 straight Olympic games, crushed Czechoslovakia, 111-55. "We want to send a message to the rest of the world," Clarissa Davis said.