Olympics: Unforgettable moments

Updated: Jul 23, 2012 14:07 IST

Dutch 1948 Olympic Champion Fanny Blankers-Koen (L) holds up her trophy as she poses with US champion Carl Lewis after they received their
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Dutch 1948 Olympic Champion Fanny Blankers-Koen (L) holds up her trophy as she poses with US champion Carl Lewis after they received their "Athlete of the Century" awards during the World Athletic Federation gala in Monte Carlo. In 1948, Fanny demolished prejudices about gender, age and motherhood and, as a pioneer and standard-bearer who inspired millions, established the legitimacy of women's sport in an Olympic movement. Reuters photo

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