Olympic moments that will make you cry

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Yahoo Sports counts down the thrilling, agonizing and touching moments of the Olympic Games.

VANCOUVER, BC - FEBRUARY 23: Joannie Rochette of Canada competes in the Ladies Short Program Figure Skating on day 12 of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at Pacific Coliseum on February 23, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. Rochette's mother, Therese Rochette, died unexpectedly on Sunday morning at the age of 55 after arriving in Vancouver to watch her daughter compete at the Games. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Joannie Rochette
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VANCOUVER, BC - FEBRUARY 23: Joannie Rochette of Canada competes in the Ladies Short Program Figure Skating on day 12 of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at Pacific Coliseum on February 23, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. Rochette's mother, Therese Rochette, died unexpectedly on Sunday morning at the age of 55 after arriving in Vancouver to watch her daughter compete at the Games. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Joannie Rochette
DAN JANSEN OF THE UNITED STATES REACTS WITH JOY AT WINNING THE MEN's 1000 METER SPEED SKATE IN WORLD RECORD TIME AT THE 1994 LILLEHAMMER WINTER OLYMPICS. Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill/ALLSPORT
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DAN JANSEN OF THE UNITED STATES REACTS WITH JOY AT WINNING THE MEN's 1000 METER SPEED SKATE IN WORLD RECORD TIME AT THE 1994 LILLEHAMMER WINTER OLYMPICS. Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill/ALLSPORT
NANCY KERRIGAN OF THE UNITED STATES IN ACTION IN THE FREE PROGRAM AT THE 1994 LILLEHAMMER WINTER OLYMPICS. KERRIGAN TAKES THE SILVER. Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill/ALLSPORT
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NANCY KERRIGAN OF THE UNITED STATES IN ACTION IN THE FREE PROGRAM AT THE 1994 LILLEHAMMER WINTER OLYMPICS. KERRIGAN TAKES THE SILVER. Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill/ALLSPORT
20 Feb 1998: Lu Chen of China reacts after she finishes her routine in the free skate competition at White Ring Arena during the 1998 Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan. Chen won the bronze medal in the event. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Squire /Allsport
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20 Feb 1998: Lu Chen of China reacts after she finishes her routine in the free skate competition at White Ring Arena during the 1998 Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan. Chen won the bronze medal in the event. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Squire /Allsport
Kerri Strug, of Houston, Texas, reacts after badly landing on her left leg following her vault routine at the women's team gymnastics competition at the Centennial Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta on Tuesday, July 23, 1996. (AP Photo/John Gaps III)
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Kerri Strug, of Houston, Texas, reacts after badly landing on her left leg following her vault routine at the women's team gymnastics competition at the Centennial Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta on Tuesday, July 23, 1996. (AP Photo/John Gaps III)
FILE - In this Aug. 11, 1936 file photo, Jesse Owens of the U.S., center, salutes during the presentation of his gold medal for the long jump, after defeating Nazi Germany's Lutz Long, right, during the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Naoto Tajima of Japan, left, placed third. The performance of Jesse Owens will be honored in the stadium where he won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games when the world championships are held in Berlin. (AP Photo, File)
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 1936 file photo, Jesse Owens of the U.S., center, salutes during the presentation of his gold medal for the long jump, after defeating Nazi Germany's Lutz Long, right, during the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Naoto Tajima of Japan, left, placed third. The performance of Jesse Owens will be honored in the stadium where he won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games when the world championships are held in Berlin. (AP Photo, File)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Xiang Liu of China sits on the track after getting injured in the Men's 110m Hurdles Round 1 Heats on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Xiang Liu of China sits on the track after getting injured in the Men's 110m Hurdles Round 1 Heats on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Aug 1992: Derek Redmond of Great Britain is helped towards the finish line by his father Jim Redmond after suffering an injury in the 400m semi-final at the Barcelona Olympic Games in Spain. \ Mandatory Credit: Gray Mortimore /Allsport
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Aug 1992: Derek Redmond of Great Britain is helped towards the finish line by his father Jim Redmond after suffering an injury in the 400m semi-final at the Barcelona Olympic Games in Spain. \ Mandatory Credit: Gray Mortimore /Allsport
19 Jul 1996: Muhammad Ali holds the torch before lighting the Olympic Flame during the Opening Ceremony of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. Mandatory Credit: Michael Cooper /
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19 Jul 1996: Muhammad Ali holds the torch before lighting the Olympic Flame during the Opening Ceremony of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. Mandatory Credit: Michael Cooper /
ATHENS - AUGUST 22: Paula Radcliffe of Great Britian is helped by friends after she pulled out of the women's marathon on August 22, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at Panathinaiko Stadium in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Paula Radcliffe
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ATHENS - AUGUST 22: Paula Radcliffe of Great Britian is helped by friends after she pulled out of the women's marathon on August 22, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at Panathinaiko Stadium in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Paula Radcliffe

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