1973 Photo Contest, Sports, 1st prize

Co Rentmeester


01 January, 1972

American swimmer Mark Spitz trains for the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. Spitz was to win a record number of 7 gold medals at the Olympics, a record he kept until 2008, when another American swimmer, Michael Phelps, won 8 gold medals at the Bejing Olympics.

About the photographer

Co Rentmeester

Dutch/American photojournalist Co Rentmeester (Amsterdam 1936) was an Olympic rowing champion, reaching an honorable fifth place at the 1960 Olympic Summer Games in Rome, before ...

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