Iconic Images in Summer Olympics History

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  • Muhammad Ali 1996 Olympics
  • Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the 1968 Olympic Games
  • Michael Phelps Beijing Olympics
  • Michael Johnson 1996 Atlanta Olympics
  • Jesse Owens Berlin Olympics
  • Kerri Strug 1996 Atlanta Olympics
  • Greg Louganis 1988 Seoul Olympics
  • Bob Beamon 1968 Mexico Olympics
  • Magic Johnson 1992 Barcelona Olympics

Victorious Butterfly

Michael Phelps's record setting victory in the Men's 100m Butterfly Final at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games inspired many.  

(Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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