Winning the decathlon at the Olympic Games is often considered synonymous with conferring the coveted title of ‘World's Greatest Athlete’ on a person; and winning this title more than once has caused many to regard Daley Thomson to be the world’s greatest all-rounder in the field of athletics. Former English decathlete Daley Thompson’s claim to fame was the consecutive gold medals he won at the 1980 and 1984 Olympic Games and the world record that he broke for the event four times.
Mary Lou Retton- "As simple as it sounds, we all must try to be the best person we can: by making the best choices, by making the most of the talents we've been given". First American to win the all-around gymnastics title at the 1984 Olympics in LA.Also took home medals in 4 other events in those Games: silver in team competition and vault, bronze in uneven bars & floor exercise, & was named SI's "Sportswoman of the Year." Photo: Andy Hayt/SI
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