American woman brings Olympics home
ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece -- The Olympics have created many memorable matchups, perhaps none stranger than a 4th century Armenian prince and a woman from Silicon Valley.
The two became bonded forever Wednesday when American Kristin
Heaston heaved a shot put over the tan dirt at the Ancient Olympia
stadium to become the first Olympian at the site since the games
were banned as pagan 1,611 years ago. The last recorded winner was
the boxer Varasdates, who claimed lineage from Armenian ...
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