Former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama criticizes lack of diversity in politics: one side is 'all white, all men' Obama interrupts Michelle's appearance with 25th anniversary tribute Michelle Obama: Young people feel what's happening now 'not what they were taught' MORE was greeted by a standing ovation when she honored the late Eunice Shriver at the ESPYs on Wednesday night.

“I am here tonight to honor a remarkable woman. A woman who believed everyone has something to contribute and everyone deserves to push themselves to find out what they’re made of and to compete and win,” the former first lady said, honoring Shriver, who founded the Special Olympics.

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“She knew that when we give others a chance to fulfill our greatest potential, we all win,” she continued.

Shriver, who is the sister of former President John F. Kennedy, died in 2009.

The award was accepted on behalf of her son Timothy, who is the chairman of the Special Olympics.

This is the second award show appearance Obama has made recently. She honored Chance the Rapper in a video message at the BET Awards last month for his humanitarian work.