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50 Stunning Olympic moments: Michael Johnson's sprint double

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from Mail Online

Chariots of Farah! Double medallist Mo adds his Midas touch as GB pick up THREE more golds... and Daley scoops bronze in final night

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Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.

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6 of 996Allyson Felix Country: United States Sport: Track and Field sprinter Fun fact: Allyson will compete in her third Olympics this summer, having previously won a gold and two silvers

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from the Guardian

50 stunning Olympic moments: Jesse Owens 4 golds in Berlin – in pictures

Track-and-field athlete Jesse Owens's four Olympic gold medals in 1936 undermining Hitler's demonstration of Aryan superiority.

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In 1936, Hitler hosted the Olympics in Berlin, intending for them to be a showcase of Aryan supremacy. American Jesse Owens shattered that goal when he won four gold medals in track & field.

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