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KODAK EXPECTS TO BECOME OLYMPIC "IMAGING" SPONSOR

 KODAK EXPECTS TO BECOME
 OLYMPIC "IMAGING" SPONSOR
 ATLANTA, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: EK) expects to become the official "Imaging" sponsor of the 1994/1996 Olympic Games "within a matter of weeks," Kay R. Whitmore, Kodak chairman, president and chief executive officer, told shareowners attending the company's annual meeting today.
 President and chief executive officer of the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, William Porter "Billy" Payne, was among the meeting attendees and publicly commended Kodak for its service to the Olympics since the modern Olympic Games began in 1896.
 Responding to Payne's comments, Whitmore said, "Kodak looks forward with great anticipation to helping you and your spirited associates make the Games of Atlanta the most memorable in history. Surely, from everything I have seen and heard, you are well on the way.
 "At this moment, we are in the final stages of contract negotiations with representatives of the International Olympic Committee and I fully expect that within a matter of weeks we will be able to say officially that Kodak will be the proud Imaging sponsor of the 1994 Olympics Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway, and the Summer Olympiad in Atlanta in 1996."
 In an earlier presentation at today's shareowners meeting, David J. Metz, senior vice-president and director, Communications and Public Affairs, reviewed Kodak's strong participation the 1992 Olympic Winter Games in Albertville, France, and previewed Kodak's active involvement in the upcoming Olympic Summer Games in Barcelona, Spain. Metz said:
 -- In Albertville, Kodak processed more than 70,000 rolls of film and produced more than 15,000 8 x 10 color prints for photojournalists covering the Games. In Barcelona, Kodak will process an estimated 150,000 rolls of film and print more than 130,000 8 x 10 photos.
 -- Kodak accreditation centers handled requests for some 100,000 photo ID cards at the Winter Games, and will produce some 200,000 IDs for the Summer Games.
 -- As with the Winter Games, Kodak will supply processors, sensitized products and consultation for the athletes' medical center at the Summer Games.
 -- At the Games in Barcelona, Kodak will exhibit "The World's Largest Photo Album" which will showcase a collection of the world's best amateur photographs.
 Metz added that Kodak has created a global television commercial that will appear in 44 countries during the Summer Games.
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 /CONTACT: Alan K. Brakoniecki of Eastman Kodak, 716-724-5612/
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