08/04/2016 01:58 EDT | Updated 08/04/2016 01:59 EDT

The Most Memorable Olympic Heartbreaks And Comebacks

The Olympics have always been a place for the world's best athletes to shine — especially the underdogs.

And while many spectators may disagree and instead predict that more well known athletes are guaranteed to take home the gold, often times the true stars are the ones who have the odds stacked against them.

Watch the video above to see some of the best Canadian underdogs dazzle at the games over the years.

What's your favourite Olympics underdog story? Let us know in the comments below!

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