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slides: A Look Back at Rhode Island’s Greatest Olympic Athletes

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

 

Rhode Island has a rich and proud history of Olympic competition. The Ocean State has been home to some of the world’s greatest athletes, spanning a variety of events from swimming, to sailing, track & field, gymnastics, rowing, judo and others.

With the London opening ceremonies in just a few weeks away, we’re going all the way back to the beginning of the 20th century to take a look at some of the greatest Olympians to call Rhode Island home.

 

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