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11 of the most memorable Olympic underdogs

Meet the sports stars who battled against the odds and won a place in everyone's hearts.

With Rio less than a week away, Olympic fever is heating up!
But before we celebrate this year's nail-biting achievements, let's take a look back at some of the most memorable underdogs of the Olympics. The unlikely heroes and disadvantaged sports stars who took on the favourites and blew everyone away with their sheer determination and even inspired a movie!
Because there's nothing the world loves more than a good ol' underdog.
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