2012 Olympics | July 27 - August 12
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Olympians Before They Were Stars

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Mo Farah

Great Britain, 2008 Olympics

The Somalian-born, Oregon-trained distance man bowed out in the 5,000-meter heats in Beijing. Now he's a world champion and has his eyes on a 5,000-10,000 double in London, which could make him the host nation star of these Games.
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