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The Last Gold: The Greatest Untold Story in the History of Olympic Swimming
This feature-length documentary tells the story of the 1976 women’s Olympic swim team who battled through disappointing results throughout the competition, winning no races. Facing a critical media that heaped on additional pressure, the U.S. women finally came together to do as a team what they could not do individually. It was not until the final race…the last gold, when four young women stepped to the blocks to change the change the course of the competition.
Narrated by Julianna Margulies, “The Last Gold” is a feature-length documentary that reveals one of the greatest stories in Olympic swimming history.
At the 1976 Montreal Games, a team of doped East German athletes thrashed their rivals from the United States, until a final race.
The central athlete was an American denied her due and since lost in time: Shirley Babashoff. Babashoff and her teammates were surrogates in a Cold War struggle, who battled a tragic conspiracy with honesty andView more
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