Top 10 Inspirational Moments From The Olympics



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The Olympic games are full of moments who give us chills! WatchMojo presents the Top 10 Inspiring Moments from the History of the Olympic Games! But what will make the top spot on our list? Will it be Jesse Owens winning Gold in Germany, the black power salute in Mexico, or the Jamaican Bobsled Team? Watch to find out!

#10. Nadia Comaneci The Perfect Ten
#9. Derek Redmond’s Perseverance
#8. Kerri Strug and the Magnificent Seven
#7. Fourth Time’s the Charm for Dan Jansen
#6. Usain Bolt All the Records
#5. Korean Unification Flag
#4. Miracle on Ice
#3, #2, #1 ?

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44 COMMENTS

  1. All very inspirational but how can you mention Eddie the Eagle and not even give him an honourable mention? At the very least it should've been a joint placing between Jamaican bobsled team and Eddie because their circumstances and resilience were very similar, they even both have a Hollywood movie.

  2. I know this is North American (Canada based) but Nadia Comaneci deserves higher, she is an eternal icon of the games: in 2016, 40 years after the perfect ten, she was celebrated by media and many articles were posted as a tribute, this is proof of how important she is. Abebe Bikila as JUST a honorable mention (barefoot, running in Italy), come on! he is top 10. What about Cathy Freeman? important from many different points of view.

  3. Soviet basketball team winning a USA team in the last 3 second of the game at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich? No, let's better show how USSR team loses to US in a hockey match. I can smell politics here

  4. Hold up Jesse Owens wasn't hated by the Germans during the 1936 Berlin Olympics, In fact quite the contrary he was pretty much liked and they chanted "YESSEH OVENS!" when he won and Hitler didn't snubbed him. The reason why Hitler didn't meet up with him was because he (Hitler) had prior arrangements on that day.

    P.S I am not defending Nazi Germany or Hitler but I am just stating what was fact

  5. Billy mills in the 1964 games won the 10,000 meters as a unknown and first in the western hemisphere. Jim Thorpe the greats athlete being only person to do all 15events in the penthalon and decathlon.1912 and he did it with shoes he found in the trash can because someone stole his.

  6. Mentioning Peter Norman, the white Australian guy on the podium with Smith and Carlos, would have been nice. He very much supported their cause and even suggested that they should wear one glove each because they only brought one pair. He also faced sanctions and ridicule when he returned for supporting them.

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