Marcia Fredrick Blanchette

Marcia Fredrick Blanchette of the 1980 US Olympic Team clutches her trophy minutes after receiving it at the Visa Gymnastics Championship Women's Finals at the XL Arena in Hartford, Conn. on August 14, 2010. The team was unable to compete in the 1980 Olympics held in Moscow because of the United States boycott due to political conflicts with Russia following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

( Hartford Courant File Photo / August 20, 2012 )

Marcia Fredrick Blanchette of the 1980 US Olympic Team clutches her trophy minutes after receiving it at the Visa Gymnastics Championship Women's Finals at the XL Arena in Hartford, Conn. on August 14, 2010. The team was unable to compete in the 1980 Olympics held in Moscow because of the United States boycott due to political conflicts with Russia following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

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