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Zola Budd Rising Above Embarrassment

Who says age is everything? Zola Budd, the famous 47-year-old athlete, has been as well known for a past Olympic mishap as she has for her recent success. Zola made headlines during the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics due to her unfortunate collision with U.S. runner Mary Decker. Many still remember the embarrassing moment and use the event to promote perseverance …

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