For decades, athletics has been the cornerstone of the Summer Olympics since its inaugural edition in 1896, and its road to the Games was a long and winding one.
It is difficult to see past athletics as a sport that has become the most in terms of impact on global sports fans. The 2021 Tokyo Olympics have been called off from July 23, with young and veteran athletes making their mark on history.
1992 Barcelona Olympics: 100 Meters (Gold)
A five-time world champion, Maurice Green won four medals during his Olympic career.
As a member of the United States team, he won two golds each in the 100m and 4x100m relays at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and then a bronze medal in the 4x100m and 100m events respectively at the Athens Olympics.
He One of the most prominent sprinters in history, as he held the world record in the 100 meter dash from 1999–2005. After failing to qualify for the Atlanta Games, he soon moved to Los Angeles to realize his toughest potential.
He Still best known for his world 100 meter record 9 at the World Championships in 1999.
2004 Athens Olympics: 100m (Gold), 200m (Bronze), 4x100m Relay (Silver)
2012 London Olympics: 100 Meters (Bronze)
2016 Rio Olympics: 100 Meters (Silver)
Nationality: United States
1984 Los Angeles Olympics: 100 meters (gold), 200 meters (gold), 4×100 meter relay (gold)
1988 Seoul Olympics: 100m (Gold), 200m (Silver), 4x100m Relay (Gold)
For all intents and purposes, Carl Lewis should be high on this list. He In fact from 1984 to 1996, there was an Olympic mainstay.
He During his remarkable career in sports, he won a total of six gold medals in competitive competitions.
One of the most successful sprinters of all time, Lewis dominated in many sprinting events, namely the 100 meter dash and 200 meter dash, and long jump events.
Lewis established himself as a distinguished athlete at a very young age. He Participated in four Olympic Games and participated in the notable race for four gold medals of legend Jessie Owens at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.
Never before has an athlete dominated for so long in many events in the Olympic track and on the field. A wonder, were it not for the next two, he would then be the greatest Olympic athlete of all time.