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CARON Christine (1948) France / Swimming
This sixteen year olds' pretty face earned her the nickname of "France's darling". However, Christine Caron's greatest moment was at the 1964 Tokyo games, when she finished second in the 100 m backstr...


CARON Stéphane (1966) France / Swimming
Stéphane Caron is, just like his namesake, a champion swimmer. He has swum in three Olympic finals in the competition's top attraction: the 100 m freestyle. His first final was in Los Angeles, and des...


CARREGA Michel (1934) France / Shooting
This cool-headed Corsican used to train in the scrub land before going on to become one of the best Olympic trapshooters.At the Munich games, he hit 198 out of 200 traps... but was beaten by an Italia...


CARTER Vince (1977) United States / Basket-ball
Compared with Michael Jordan in terms of explosive thrust and speed of execution, this American basketball winger led a team of NBA players to Olympic victory at the Sydney 2000 Games. The US side bea...


CASLAVSKA Vera (1942) Czech Republic / Gymnastics
Having been triumphant at the 1964 Tokyo games winning three gold medals, one for the all-around competition, one for vaulting and one for the beam, success stayed with her four years later at the Mex...


CAULKINS Tracy (1963) United States / Swimming
This American swimmer's brilliant career reached a climax at the 1984 Los Angeles games when she won the 200m, and 400 m medley. She successfully continued in her quest for gold with the American 4x10...


CERAR Miroslav (1939) Slovenia / Gymnastics
This Slovenian gymnast followed in the footsteps of his predecessor, Leon Stukelj, and brought home two gold medals from the 1964 Tokyo games and 1968 Mexico games. On both occasions, he won the pomme...


CEREMONY, OPENING AND CLOSING
The Olympic games are heralded by an opening ceremony and brought to an end by a closing ceremony. It was Pierre de Coubertin who wanted these ceremonies to set the Olympic Games apart from other inte...


CERIONI Stefano (1964) Italy / Fencing
Having already won the world championships several times for the foil, the Italian's efforts were rewarded by his victory in the individual event at the 1988 Seoul games. He had previously won a gold ...


CHAKLIN Boris (1932) Russia / Gymnastics
Somewhat overshadowed by fellow countryman and gymnast Chukarin's string of titles, Chaklin nonetheless remains one of the best gymnasts of his time, between the 1952 Helsinki games and the 1956 Melbo...


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