Tuesday, August 7, 2012

One Race - Every Medalist Ever

~by Kevin Quealy and Graham Roberts of the New York Times.

Screen-grab from source video

This is a great comparison of Usain Bolt's recent domination of the men's 100m sprint with past Olympic champions. The examination also includes notable winners, as well as similar comparisons in the long jump, and 100m freestyle swimming.

Click HERE or on the image above to go check it out... It's well worth it, I promise!

Via / Source: The New York Times

Additional sources:
  Amanda Cox; Rose Eveleth; "The Complete Book of the Olympics" by David Wallechinsky and Jaime Loucky, International Olympic Committee; Amateur Athletic Assocation; Photographs: Chang W. Lee/The New York Times, Getty Images, International Olympic Committee

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