Repeating is the mark of a ‘legend’

Usain Bolt wants to repeat as men’s 200-meter champion in part because no one else ever has. In physically demanding sports such as track and field, few athletes can peak perfectly for two Olympics in a row. However, more than fifty athletes have done it. Read related article.

Track and field athletes who have won two or more Olympics in a row
Source: “The Complete Book of the Olympics,” by David Wallechinsky and Jaime Loucky. The Washington Post. Published on August 8, 2012, 8:44 p.m.
 
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