Botswana sprinter Amantle Montsho trains in Senegal, thousands of miles from home, in hopes of capturing her country’s first Olympic medal.
While some countries routinely get dozens of medals at each Olympiad, other countries (like Botswana) have never received a medal. World-class training facilities are not available everywhere, and youth participation in some sports is non-existant. What are some other factors that contribute to this uneven global patterns of world-class athletics?
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