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Australia's Sally Pearson competes in a women's 100-meter hurdles semifinal during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium.

Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations - Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the Men's 100m Final and the gold medal at the National Stadium on Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. Bolt finished the event in first place with a time of 9.69, a new World Record. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Australia's Sally Pearson reacts as she crosses the finish line to win gold in the women's 100-meter hurdles final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.

Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce embraces United States' Sanya Richards-Ross after their women's 200-meter semifinal.

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We Can Be Heroes: Olympic moments - in pictures

Jessica Ennis celebrates after winning gold in the heptathlon on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympics.

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Sally Pearson in Olympics Day 11 - Athletics

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Australia's Sally Pearson jumps in a women's 100-meter hurdles semifinal during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.

Australia's Sally Pearson competes during her women's 100m hurdles round 1 heat during the London 2012 #Olympics Games. Reuters Photo #Sports

Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.

Sally Pearson is an australian gold medalist. An inspiring women because of her achievements, she has been in the olympics for Australia and she tells us that girls can be sporty even if they are just girls.

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Bolt, Gatlin through to 100 final at worlds

Russia's Darya Klishina competes on the women's long jump final at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Australia's Sally Pearson competes in a women's 100-meter hurdles heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012.

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2012 Olympics: 5 Track and Field Names to Know

Tyson Gay, Track and Field This summer, Gay will not be doubling up in the 100- and 200-meter and will solely focus on the 100-meter, which he has excelled at.