Kerri Strug | Essential Olympic Stories - Ep.5 | Tokyo 2020 | Eurosport
On July 23, 1996 Kerri Strug became America\u0026#39;s golden girl. The gymnast overcame pain to make history for the United States with an unprecedented victory in the all-around team competition at the Atalanta Olympics. While not the most talented of the "Magnificent Seven" her courage saw the tiny 18-year-old become an icon. A quarter of a century on, the sight of Strug being carried to the podium by her coach - into a world of flowers, kisses, and celebrity endorsements remains etched in the memory.

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