Olympic Track & Field 2012: Breakout Stars Who Will Rule Field in 2016

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Olympic Track & Field 2012: Breakout Stars Who Will Rule Field in 2016
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The Summer Olympics is always the stage for the most hotly contested track events and to be decorated with an Olympic medal portrays complete prestige—especially when the event finals are as red hot as they have been thus far.

The perfect way for an eager athlete to create a name for themselves is to shock the 80,000 person crowd, letting their performance do all the talking.

This year's Summer Games have been no stranger to unpredictable performances by relatively unknown athletes, so lets take a look at the breakout stars who will rule the field in 2016.

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