The 1992 Games went down as one of the most memorable Olympiads, and for once not a single nation boycotted it.
The US basketball 'Dream Team' was unstoppable
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Baseball was granted medal status for the first time
South Africa were welcomed back on to the international stage while Germany competed as one nation again.
Even Afghanistan joined the opening ceremony despite not having any athletes participating in the Games.
A then record number of 64 nations won medals in Barcelona, including America through their basketball Dream Team, including the likes of Michael Jordan.
Jordan, 'Magic' Johnson et al swept aside all opposition in a blistering on-court displat.
China and Cuba were both heavily criticised for failing to take part in international drugs testing prior to the Games.
The most successful competitor in Barcelona was Vitali Sherbo from Belarus, who picked up six gold medals.
Britain had reason to celebrate with Linford Christie and Sally Gunnell striking gold in the 100m and 400m hurdles respectively.