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.
No, it's just one day every 4 years.
Records are rarely broken compared to the Olympics being held every 4 years.
5000 world record has been broken once in the last 20 years, and that was 14 years ago.
10,000 world record has been broken twice in the last 20 years, and the last time was over 13 years ago.
1 mile world record has been broken once in the last 25 years, and the last time was 19 years ago.
3000 meter steeple chase has been broken twice in the last 21 years, with the last time being 14 years ago, today!!!!!
Yeah, it's a no brainer alright and yes, stop it as you're desperate attempt to sound smart has fallen short again.