Why Do Olympians Compete?

Why does competition matter? On Sunday night, I watched the closing ceremony for the 2016 Olympics. Afterwards, there was an incredible presentation of Olympic highlights showing one breathtaking victory or crushing defeat after another. Women's all-around gymnastics winners at Rio 2016 Olympic Games Aliya Mustafina of Russia Simone Biles, and Aly Raisman of USA I'll admit to tears pouring [...]