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.
Source: “The Complete Book of the Olympics,” by David Wallechinsky and Jaime Loucky. The Washington Post.