Olympiad: 1992 Barcelona Summer Games

Jean Driscoll got into wheelchair racing in college and became a five-time Paralympic gold medalist. She won two gold medals in the marathon and also won seven consecutive Boston Marathons.
Diagnosed with Graves' disease, sprinter Gail Devers nearly needed her feet amputated. But she recovered to win three gold medals and competed in five Olympic Games.
Oscar De La Hoya first donned boxing gloves at age 4. A decorated amateur, "The Golden Boy" won gold at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games and shined as a pro before becoming a boxing promoter.
Matt Biondi was a late bloomer before finding his stride and leaving his mark as one of the most accomplished swimmers of all time, with eight Olympic gold medals, two silvers and one bronze.
Bruce Baumgartner captured medals -- including two gold medals -- in four consecutive Olympic Games, becoming just the fourth American to do so.
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