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Olympics Day 2 - Fencing

Winning gold in a sport that your country thinks of as its own is often a way to glory. The young, handsome Aron Szilagyi is already being touted at home as the heir to a great lineage of Hungarian fencers.

It takes more than gold to make a hero

Many of London's medallists will see success rewarded with money and glory in their home countries, but just as many have won hearts and lifted spirits with their determination, dignity or sheer hard luck.(Reuters)