From Olympic players motivating each other to finish the race to Japan's athletes refusing to compete against each other.
Let's have a look at top Olympic sporting spirit moments.
Derbia Merga and Sammy Wanjiru(2008 Beijing)
When Wanjiru missed his water stop, Merga gladly passed his bottle to his rival.
Wanjiru eventually won the match.
Luz Long and Jesse Owens( 1936 Berlin)
Owens needed 7.15m to progress Luz Long gave his rival a tip. This helped Owens qualify for the finals.
Shuhei Nishida and Sueo Oe
When two Japanese players had to compete for 2nd and 3rd position, they refused to do so. Later on they both divided the silver and bronze medal.
Bjorn Daehle (1998 Nagano)
Philp Boit was Kenya's first ever Winter
Olympian. Bjorn despite winning the event
insisted on delaying the medal ceremony
to congratulate Bolt.
Eugenio Monti( 1964 Innsbruck)
When the British team were missing a bolt, Monti offered to help. The British team went forward to record the fastest time.
Sara Renner and Bjornar Hakensmoen( 2006 Toronto)
After an accident Sara was left with only one. But Norwegian coach Hakensmoen reacted quickly to help her. She eventually clicnhed the silver medal.
Anton Gaforor and Justin Wadsworth
Anton had a bad fall and broke his ski. Canadian coach Justin Wadsworth ran to help with a replacement.
Derek Radmond( 1992 Barcelona)
When Derek snapped is hamstring during the match, he was still deteremined to complete the race. His dad also came to help him.
Lawrence Lennienx ( 1998 Seoul)
Lawrence had his eyes on the medal, but when he saw his competitors in trouble he left the race to help them.
Nikki Hamblin and Abbey Agostino (Rio 2016)
After a bad fall, both the players were left far behind and were hurt. But both the players took turns to help each other finish the race. Due to their spirit they were given places in the finals.