Kick off the Olympics with the U.S. National Archives



Susan Rapp, the daughter of an Army colonel, is among the participants at the start of a race at the 1984 Summer Olympics. She won a silver medal for her performance in the 200 meter breaststroke. See the full record from the U.S. National Archives.

The Summer Olympics officially begin on July 23, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. Time to lace up those running shoes, tune up the bicycle, and go for that perfect 10!

Join the U.S. National Archives this week as they share a variety of records held at the National Archives related to historic Olympic Games and participants.

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