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Olympiad Series: The Big Ones That Got Away

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1992
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This video is part of a series that celebrates the illustrious history of the Olympic Games, and outstanding achievements by athletes who competed at them. The personal biographies and insights into the social and political factors of the day provide the viewer with a broad context for understanding the value of an Olympic gold medal. Collected in this episode are stories of individuals and teams who almost won, only to watch their victories slip away. Archival film footage captures the agony of defeat. ~ Rose of Sharon Winter, Rovi
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