The Olympics Games are one of the most important international events featuring countries from around the world. Countries come forth with their best athletes in attempt to win summer and winter sports games and be crowned the best. Originating in ancient Greece as many as 3,000 years ago, The Olympics were revived in the late 19th century and have since become the world’s most preeminent sporting competition.
The athletes that participate in these games are nothing short of extraordinary. They have dedication, will-power, and motivation that cannot be seen anywhere else. They work for years, most dedicating their entire lives, to the sport that they love so dearly. All in hopes that they come out on top and receive the gold, not only for themselves but also for their country.
These athletes are absolutely inspirations and have learned so much through their journey as Olympians. We don’t have to be star tennis players or gymnasts to appreciate the wisdom and knowledge from these athletes. Here are our top nine favorite inspirational quotes from Olympians.