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Olympic family: the Miyakes

The Olympics are in Japanese weightlifter Hiromi Miyake's blood, a heritage that stretches back to the 1960s, when her uncle won gold medals in Tokyo in 1964 and Mexico City in 1968, and her father also won bronze in 1968. "I think I was able to try as hard as I did because of what they accomplished," said the 27-year-old Miyake, who thrilled Japan last year by winning the country's first-ever medal in women's weightlifting, a silver in London. "I understood how tough it is to win a medal and to keep winning." See photos of the family here, courtesy of AP.

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