The hendiatris Citius, Altius, Fortius is the Olympic motto, which means ‘faster, higher, stronger’ in Latin. The motto is a challenge to all competing athletes to strive to push themselves to the limit of their endurance – reaching a point within the depths of their strength where there is almost nothing left for the mission at hand. At every Olympic Games, the world watches this struggle being reflected in some of its top competitors: a sprinter breaking a world record by a  micro-second, a gymnast stunning the world with the first perfect ten, and a weightlifter astounding us with a single lift of the barbell burdened with weights.

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