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Noelle Pikus-Pace

Noelle Pikus-Pace of USA is emotional after winning silver in the Women's Skeleton Final on Day 7 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 14, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Emotional Olympic celebrations

Olympians spend their lives working towards this. That incredible moment when the crowd roars and all of the hard work pays off. These athletes not only get to celebrate their personal achievement but they get to bring glory to their nation. These are the moments that they will remember for the rest of their lives. Yahoo Sports Memorable Moments presented by Carnival Cruises