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20 Years Ago, The Summer Olympics Looked Very Different

We must never forget Kerri Strug.

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And the United States hosted the 1996 Summer Olympics down in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Atlanta beat out Greece for the '96 Games in a 51–35 vote by the International Olympic Committee.

Turkish weightlifter Naim Suleymanoglu, standing at 4 feet and 8 inches, broke his own record and became the first weightlifter to win gold at three different Olympics.

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