Another view2 wrote:
If you set a world record, you've run faster than anyone ever has, EVER, over that distance.
If you win the Olympics, you won on THAT day, it doesn't make you the best at that distance, just on THAT one day.
But...opinions will vary, just like chocolate:)
Oh stop it.
Records are made to be broken.
Olympic golds are a sign of your talent, and your competitive ability.
Its a no brainer.