"Obedience to Truth gives man power and strength"

"The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well. To spread these precepts is to build up a stronger and more valiant and, above all, more scrupulous and more generous humanity" (Baron de Coubertin, 1908).

At a time in which the world of sports seems to be ruled by the almighty dollar, there are still many Olympians, and thousands of would-be Olympians, for whom the laurel wreath is ample reward.

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