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Other Big Olympic Upsets

September 28, 2000

MIRACLE ON ICE

LAKE PLACID, 1980

United States beats the Soviet Union in semifinals and goes on to win gold medal in hockey.

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MEN'S BASKETBALL

MUNICH, 1972

Soviet Union beats U.S. in controversial ending, the first time the Americans didn't win gold medal.

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MENS'S 10,000

TOKYO, 1964

Billy Mills weaved through traffic and outran world record holder Ron Clarke on last lap.

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MEN'S MARATHON

HELSINKI, 1952

Czechoslovakia's Emil Zatopek, running the event for the first time, sets Olympic record in victory.

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