Olympics 2012: 5 Olympians Who Disappointed at the Summer Games

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Olympics 2012: 5 Olympians Who Disappointed at the Summer Games
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The Summer Olympics only come around every four years, which means it is a long time to wait for a second chance. 

Many athletes rise to the occasion and flourish in their given event, but the margin for error is minuscule, leaving some Olympic hopefuls tired and teary.

Even though it is always refreshing to see the underdog produce a groundbreaking performance, it is hard to see a medal hopeful with a bare neck, wishing for a restart.

Here are my 5 Olympians who disappointed at the Summer Games.

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