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Iivo Niskanen jakoi kuvan nokkelasta lehti-ilmoituksesta - "Houkutteleva"

Iivo Niskanen jakoi kuvan nokkelasta lehti-ilmoituksesta -

Iivo Niskanen jakoi kuvan nokkelasta lehti-ilmoituksesta - "Houkutteleva"

Lolo Jones, the epitome of determination, perseverance, determination, and grit.  After a disastrous fall in the 2008 Summer Olympics during a hurdle race for which she was marked the favorite, she is back in 2012 stronger than ever, ready to take on the world.  Lesson:  Use defeat to make yourself stronger.

track athlete, who was close to Olympic victory in the hurdles but ended up clipping the ninth hurdle and taking seventh place

Prosthetics

This is the website for the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation. it was the founder of the original Paralympics Games in

Justin Gatlin, track & field bronze medalist in the 100

Gatlin jeered on podium

Justin Gatlin jeered on podium as he collects bronze

Athletic crush - Murielle Ahoure

Murielle Ahoure Photos Photos: IAAF World Athletics Championships Moscow: Day 4

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'I had to crawl off a train because no one would help me': Paralympic champion Tanni Grey Thompson reveals her treatment as a 'second-class citizen'

Lasse Viren- quite a runner.  Only really remembered in connection with Pre... but obviously amazing in his own right.

Lasse Virén Olympic athlete Lasse Artturi Virén is a retired police officer and a Finnish former long-distance runner, winner of four gold medals at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics.

WIlma Rudolph Rome Olympics 1960  She was a hero!  She was born and raised in my home town.  As a child she had polio.

Wilma Rudolph: considered the fastest woman in the world in the In the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Rudolph became the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field during a single Olympic Games.

1954, Helsinki was Emil Zatopek's Olympics. Never before, and probably never again, will an athlete win gold in the 5,000, 10,000 and marathon. Emil Zatopek was a supreme athlete, who trained with an intensity and focus, rarely matched. His athletic achievements were legendary, but, Zatopek was also a man of great integrity. In the Prague spring of 1964, Zatopek paid for his integrity by being sent to work in a mine, after publicly supporting the Czech democrat ....

1954, Helsinki was Emil Zatopek's Olympics. Never before, and probably never again, will an athlete win gold in the 5,000, 10,000 and marathon. Emil Zatopek was a supreme athlete, who trained with an intensity and focus, rarely matched. His athletic achievements were legendary, but, Zatopek was also a man of great integrity. In the Prague spring of 1964, Zatopek paid for his integrity by being sent to work in a mine, after publicly supporting the Czech democrat ....

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The Most Inspiring Sports Photos of via Seen Here: Guide Guilherme Soares de Santana reacts to blind Paralympian Terezinha Guilhermina of Brazil winning gold before she knows she's won the Women's Final.

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