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Top 10 Greatest Girl Power Moments from Past Olympics

Of course the Olympics are inspiring -- but the history-making, odds-defying, pain-ignoring, shut-the-front-door-did-you-see-that moments are what we remember long after the closing ceremonies. Every woman in the Games is fierce, but here are a few of our favorite memories of the U.S. ladies from the past 20 years of the world's biggest sports stage.
When the U.S. Women...

The Moment: When the U.S. Women, including superstar Mia Hamm, won the gold medal in the first Olympics to include Women's Soccer (Atlanta 1996).

BTW: If you missed this notable girl power moment in sports history, it may have been because NBC aired only four thin segments of the gold medal game, for a total of just 20 minutes. But with London 2012 on social media steroids, we're excited to know it will be almost impossible to miss out on the best moments from the Games!

Originally published on FitnessMagazine.com, June 2012.

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