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Posted on 02/24/2014 6:06:48 AM PST by Uncle Chip
The unknown stars we need to thank for Team USA's Sochi success after famous faces crashed out of the 'No-Name Games'
For Team USA, the Sochi Winter Olympics will be forever known as the 'No-Name Games' after a string of previously unknowns compensated for the failure of big names including Shaun White, Shani Davis and the men's hockey team to bring home the gold.
U.S. Olympic officials have been forced to defend its disappointing medal haul at Sochi, which has fallen short of the record 37 medal haul in Vancouver four years ago.
America placed fourth in the gold medal tally behind host country Russia, Norway and Canada with just nine golds, but came in a more respectable second with its overall medal haul.
With so many big names failing to deliver, it was left to a number of young and unknown talents to emerge at these games....
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