By Danielle Elliot
In a career spanning more than 20 years, Khatuna Lorig has competed in five Olympics, representing three countries. Her son, Levon, 19, could almost call himself an Olympian -- Lorig was pregnant when she took home the bronze with the Soviet Union in 1992. She competed with the Georgian team in 1996 and 2000. Lorig returned to Olympic action in 2008 as a naturalized U.S. citizen. She says her son is the greatest thing that ever happened to her; carrying the U.S. flag at the 2008 Opening Ceremony comes in a close second.
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