18 Of The Most Powerful Moments In Olympic History
It takes sweat, blood, and tears to become the world's greatest.
Derek Redmond and his dad cross the finish line — together.
A salute of pride and solidarity.
Horror at the Men's 77kg weightlifting competition.
Women take gold at the 1928 Summer Olympics.
Referee pisses off the wrong taekwondo fighter.
An angry Irishman attempts to sideline a champion.
The greatest takes Olympic gold — then has it taken back.
The greatest returns in glory to light the Olympic flame.
The barefoot champion of the 1960 Summer Olympics.
Jesse Owens kicks Hitler's ass.
Broken, but not finished — Kerri Strug takes the gold.
Poland sticks it to the Iron Curtain.
Winning the biggest battle — and then some.
Cold War confusion on the court.
Two divided nations united under one solitary flag.
The man who never swam in an Olympic-size pool.
A gravity-defying leap.
Taking home ALL of the gold.