Roger Federer and 15 Athletes Who Don't Need the Olympics to Secure Their Legacy

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Roger Federer and 15 Athletes Who Don't Need the Olympics to Secure Their Legacy
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Today marks the opening ceremonies of the 30th Olympiad and there is already much to speculate about. There will be much discussion involving who will win medals, which athletes will surprise us, and how many world records will be broken.

But there are athletes in these Olympics who have already fulfilled the goals they have set out to accomplish. For many, they view these Olympics as a way to only boost their legacy.

Just look at Roger Federer. The greatest tennis player of all-time, Federer just won his record 17th Grand Slam at Wimbledon earlier in the month. Federer has also won a gold medal and has earned more money than any other tennis player in history.

But Federer represents the athletes that will look to these Olympics with ease, knowing that he has reached the pinnacle of his sport.

Here are some other athletes who are similar to Federer in this regard.

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