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Olympic sports at a glance

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  • Each sport in the Summer Olympics has a distinct history and personality
  • Horses that compete in equestrian events must have a passport
  • The youngest known Olympic medalist was a 10-year-old gymnast in 1896
  • Gen. George Patton competed in the Modern Pentathlon; he came in fifth
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