This Time It's Not A Death March

Which nation (aside from the host nation) got the biggest ovation at the opening ceremonies of the 2004 Olympic Games?

Hadir Lazame carries the flag of Iraq during opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games Friday, Aug. 13, 2004 in Athens, Greece. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)

Regardless of the outcome in their respective events, the Iraqi Olympic delegation are winners since they no longer face torture or death upon their return home.

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