Disagree. Olympic gold will always be Olympic gold. Once you’re three names down on the WR list though, nobody remembers.
Not true. World records are harder to come by. A world record is not set every 4 years on average, hardly.
Most have no clue who won the Atlanta O.M. and it was in the States!
And you KNOW that most have no clue about this, because you have data, or you just think so? Source?