Portugal's Rosa Mota’s gold medal winning performance in the Women's Marathon event at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games was nothing short of incredible. Her victory made her the first female from Portugal to win Olympic gold. The emotional moment where she won for her country is undeniably inspirational. She became an idol for many young women to look up to and feel proud of their gender, knowing they could accomplish anything. Mota went on to become the first woman to win multiple Olympic marathon medals as well as being the only woman to be the reigning European, World and Olympic champion at the same time.

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