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Throwback: Michael Jordan Wearing the Air Jordan 7 Olympic Shoes

The Air Jordan VII (7) will return to the Olympic stage once again. With a retro release happening this Saturday, July 21st, new and old sneaker collectors can look forward to the iconic Air Jordan model that has maintained its presence as one of sneakers’ best for two decades now.

Originally released back in 1992 when legendary player Michael Jordan was at the height of his career and also a key player in leading the “Dream Team” to a gold medal during that year’s Summer Olympic games in Barcelona, Spain, this Air Jordan 7 symbolizes greatness on all levels. Let us not forget, but this was a time when Jordan wore this “Olympic” shoe on the court alongside other Hall of Famers like Magic Johnson, Charles Barkley, Clyde Drexler, John Stockton, and more while averaging 14.9 points per game.

Sporting the original White/Midnight Navy/True Red colorway, the Air Jordan VII (7) Olympic featured MJ’s jersey number “9” at the heel and donned USA accents throughout. Having been re-introduced in 2004, this year will mark the sneakers’ third release (not including the “For the Love of the Game), and a special one at that.

Celebrating this release, apart of our Throwback Thursday’s, we feature Michael Jordan wearing the Olympic 7’s. Good luck on your purchase this weekend.


Michael Jordan driving with the Olympic 7 and away Team USA jersey
Michael Jordan Driving in Away Jersey Olympic 7

Michael Jordan taking a break sideline with Clyde Drexler and Magic Johnson
Michael Jordan Sideline in Barcelona Spain with Clyde Drexler + Magic Johnson

Michael Jordan running past a player from Team Croatia
Michael Jordan Running Past Olympic Player

Jordan aggressively goes after a rebound
Michael Jordan Grabbing Rebound 1992

Michel Jordan walking back with Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and Karl Malone.
Michael Jordan with Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and Karl Malone

Michael Jordan takes flight in the Air Jordan 7 Olympics
Michael Jordan Taking Flight 1992 Olympic Dream Team

Michael Jordan has the ball after what appears to be a steal
Michael Jordan Off the Steal Olympic 1992

Another high flying dunk by none other than Michael Jordan in 1992
Michael Jordan High Dunk Olympic 1992 Dream Team

Jordan calling the play at mid-court
Michael Jordan Calling Plays Midcourt Olympic 1992

Michael Jordan soars for a layup in the 1992 Olympic Games
Michael Jordan Layup Olympic 1992

Michael Jordan hanging out with Dream Team pal Magic Johnson
Michael Jordan hanging with Magic Johnson 1992 Dream Team

Jordan playing some defense during the 1992 Olympics
Michael Jordan Playing Defense Olympic 1992

Michael Jordan after a game during the 92 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain
Michael Jordan After Game 1992 Olympic Dream Team