What Caught My Eye: Special Olympic Edition of American’s Best Moments at the Olympics

The IOC is not happy with bloggers using their hashtags or images so I’ve done my own!

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There are so many great Olympic moments. I’m sorry if I didn’t mention your favorite, but feel free to tell me what it is in a comment.

American’s Finest Olympic Moments

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Jesse Owens captures the Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics making a mockery of Hitler’s racial theories.

 

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Muhammad Ali, who won Gold at the 1960 Rome Olympics but reportedly threw his medal in the Ohio River after a racist incident, lit the torch at the 1996 Atlanta games, shocking America at how frail he had become.

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The Gold Medal-winning goal in 1980. The USA defeated the pros of the USSR.

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Former Sudanese “Lost Boy” refugee Lopez Lomong as USA’s flag bearer in Bejing

 

Swimming legends Mark Spirtz (left) and Michael Phelps (right).

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America’s brave sweetheart Kerri Strug who played with pain and help win the team Gold medal. She was carried to the podium by coach, Béla Károlyi.

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