Can Afghani break dancer Manizha Talash persevere through social and competitive challenges to make a breakthrough debut in breaking at Paris 2024?
Can the "quad doctor" Valtter Virtanen finally reach an Olympic debut in figure skating, while working as a medical doctor?
Peder Kongshaug is a World Junior Champion now making a mark on the senior ranks for Norway's speed skating team.
Colby Stevenson is a rising star in freestyle skiing, continuing a remarkable comeback from a near-disastrous car accident in 2016.
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At Rio 2016's Barra Olympic Park
Header: Kallimamaro stadium in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics in 1896