Russia’s Alexander Belov leaps high to hit an extra-chance basket and give Russia a controversial 51-50 win over the U.S. team in the last seconds of the Olympic basketball finals in Munich, West Germany on Sept. 10, 1972. Other players are unidentified. The U.S. filed an immediate protest following the game, and the International Amateur Basketball Federation went into secret session and delayed awarding the gold medal.
Russia’s Alexander Belov leaps high to hit an extra-chance basket and give Russia a controversial 51-50 win over the U.S. team in the last seconds of the Olympic basketball finals in Munich, West Germany on Sept. 10, 1972. Other players are unidentified. The U.S. filed an immediate protest following the game, and the International Amateur Basketball Federation went into secret session and delayed awarding the gold medal. Associated Press AP
Russia’s Alexander Belov leaps high to hit an extra-chance basket and give Russia a controversial 51-50 win over the U.S. team in the last seconds of the Olympic basketball finals in Munich, West Germany on Sept. 10, 1972. Other players are unidentified. The U.S. filed an immediate protest following the game, and the International Amateur Basketball Federation went into secret session and delayed awarding the gold medal. Associated Press AP
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