Top 10 Emotional Olympic Moments

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During the 1988 Seoul Olympics, U.S. swimmer Greg Louganis suffered a concussion after hitting his head on the springboard during preliminary rounds while performing a reverse 2 1/2 pike. He completed the preliminaries despite the injury and earned the highest single score of the qualifying for his next dive. He later went on to repeat the dive during the finals and took the gold medal by a whopping margin of 25 points.