Eric Moussambani on his famous Sydney 2000 race | Moments in Time


In the second of our ‘Moments in Time’ series we focus on the extraordinary story of Eric Moussambani at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

We talk to Eric about his unique preparations to represent Equatorial Guinea for the Games, his training facilities and schedule as well as his experience with swimming. The Men’s 100m Freestyle race he was to be involved in became one of the most memorable moments in Olympic history.

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