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Who is or was the greatest Olympian ever?

By Raffique Shah
Sunday, August 17th 2008

Beijing Olympics 2008By the time this column is published on Sunday, American swimmer Michael Phelps would more than likely have achieved his goal of winning a record eight gold medals. Mark Spitz, the sole swimmer among an elite club of Olympians who won multiple medals in his career, would also have been in Beijing to see this swimming phenomenon set a new benchmark in the pool.
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