Olympiad: 1996 Atlanta Summer Games

Janet Evans competed in three Olympics and won four gold medals. She will never forget passing the torch to Muhammad Ali to light the Olympic Flame at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games.
One of the great shooters of her generation, Teresa Edwards played in five Olympic Games and led the U.S. women's basketball team to four gold medals.
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.
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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